Visit the Naval Air Station – Wildwood Aviation Museum

The Naval Air Station (NAS) Wildwood Aviation Museum is a non-profit museum located at the Cape May Airport inside historic Hangar #1. Commissioned in April 1943, NAS Wildwood served as an active dive-bomber squadron training facility during World War II. Today, Hangar #1 has been restored and transformed into an Aviation Museum that houses a number of aircraftenginesspecial exhibits, and educational interactive displays. The museum invites visitors to explore aviation, New Jersey, military and WW II history through “hands-on,” fun and educational activities for the entire family! Bring the kids and travel back in time to this 92,000 square foot sampling of the 1940’s (and don’t forget your camera)!

We recently visited the Naval Air Station Wildwood with our kids, as we were looking for a day trip to enjoy on a rainy afternoon that was close to Cape May NJ. The Naval Air Station or “NAS” Wildwood is only six miles from the center of Cape May NJ, located off of route 9 in at the Rio Grand Airport. It’s very easy to find and has free parking for cars, vans or campers.

This nonprofit museum is located in a restored aircraft hangar which served as active duty dive bomber training facility during World War II. This hanger now houses several antique airplanes, aircraft exhibits, interactive displays for kids and you can climb up into a real aircraft field control tower which is great fun for the kids. In total they have over 26 airplanes on display for you to check out.

This is a great venue for younger kids or military historians; they have an abundance of planes and some interactive displays for children. You are visiting a restored hanger and the entire tour is about one hour or two hours depending on how long you stay. The cost was $10 per daily adult and $8 for children. You can also bring small well behaved dogs inside the hanger with you for the tour.. You can also sit in a number of the aircraft cockpits and in one helicopter which a is lots of fun and makes for a great photo opportunity with the children. Great fun and the have a diner at the field or you can bring lunch and save the money. This was a great day as the kids enjoyed the interactive displays and actually got to sit in the cockpit of a few aircraft as we snapped their photos….don’t miss this nonprofit museum located only minutes from Cape May, New Jersey.

You can click on the link below to get half price coupon for children’s http://capemayresort.com/Cape-May-Digital-Coupons.html

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Naval Air Station (NAS) Wildwood Aviation Museum is a non-profit museum located at the Cape May Airport inside historic Hangar #1. Commissioned in April 1943, NAS Wildwood served as an active dive-bomber squadron training facility during World War II. Today, Hangar #1 has been restored and transformed into an Aviation Museum that houses a number of aircraft, engines, special exhibits, and educational interactive displays. The museum invites visitors to explore aviation, New Jersey, military and WW II history through hands-on, fun and educational activities for the entire family! Bring the kids and travel back in time to this 92,000 square foot sampling of the 1940’s (and don’t forget your camera)!

1/2 off Child Admission to - Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum Coupon

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Check out the List of Events During at the Naval Air Station Wildwood

Hours Of Operation

April 1st thru Columbus Day
Open Daily 9 AM to 5 PM

Columbus Day thru November 30th
Open Daily 9 AM to 4 PM

December 1st thru March 31st
Monday – Friday 9 AM to 4 PM
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Please Note:

Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED
Christmas Eve – CLOSED
Christmas Day – CLOSED
New Year’s Eve – CLOSED
New Year’s Day – CLOSED

Admission Fees

Adults: $10.00
Seniors: $10.00
Children 3 thru 12: $8.00
Children under 3: FREE!
Active Duty Military w/ ID: FREE!
*Military dependents must pay regular admission