Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is by far one of the best air and space museum in Denver. Located at 7711 E Academy Blvd, this museum features radio controlled planes, helicopters, jets and many more air and space related exhibits that attracts many visitors. It is a major historical and educational facility situated on the former grounds of Lowry Air Force Base in Denver.
The museum reminds us of the rich history of flight in the Rocky Mountain region and teaches the younger generation about the science of aviation, mathematics, technology and space travel. With 30 aircraft and special exhibits, there is something of interest in the museum for everyone. Seventeen military aircraft, from a B-1A Lancer to a vintage B-18A Bolo, and 24 various home-builts, sail planes, restorations, and reproductions are the centerpiece of this superb museum. With the exception of B-52B, all aircraft are displayed indoors in a climate controlled environment. Whereas The B-52 greets all visitors at the front door to the Museum.
In addition to the various aircrafts on display, the museum also displays other historically significant exhibits like the Lafayette Foundation collection of World War I uniforms and memorabilia, the Jill Haltom Smith, "Dressed for Duty" collection of Women in Uniform and many others that have a prominent place in the museum.
The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is open 7 days a week:
Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.