Why Should Students Visit Museums?

Why Should Students Visit Museums?

In this day and age our children have no shortage of ways to keep busy outside of their normal school responsibilities. Video games, sports, music lessons and more have parents running youngsters back and forth on a regular basis. The pressures from state-mandated...
Introducing the C-130 Experience!

Introducing the C-130 Experience!

The time is officially here! The C-130 Experience at the Hill Aerospace Museum is now open to the public. Museum Staff and Volunteers have been working hard to convert a C-130E into an immersive learning space for kids and adults to enjoy. This experience is a one of...
Chemistry in Air & Space

Chemistry in Air & Space

Get excited to experience Chemistry in Air & Space! The education teams at Hill Aerospace Museum and Clark Planetarium are collaborating to bring you another fun and interactive class on Chemistry. The Air & Space Series is geared towards kids 8 and older,...
C-130 “Hercules”

C-130 “Hercules”

NC-130B “Hercules”   Lockheed NC-130B “Hercules” S/N 57-0526 Crew:  Five Engines: Four Allison T56-A-7 turboprops; 4,050 hp each Wingspan: 132 ft 7 in Length: 97 ft 9 in Height: 38 ft 3 in Weight: empty: 72,892 lbs; gross: 135,000 lbs; max: 175,000...
2nd Annual STEM Summer Passport Program!

2nd Annual STEM Summer Passport Program!

The Hill Aerospace Museum is excited to host the STEM Summer Passport Program for a second summer! Starting June 4, 2019, the STEM Passport program at the Hill Aerospace Museum will be in full swing! Through the week, the education staff at the Museum will host 8-10...
Another Successful Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Another Successful Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Thousands of people braved the cold and weather to participate in the Hill Aerospace Museum’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Staff and volunteers at the Museum worked to stuff 10,000 eggs for kids to gather during the event, and within a minute the eggs were gone.  A...
April Aircraft of the Month

April Aircraft of the Month

The Hill Aerospace Museum is excited to have the MH-53 open to the public every Friday in April. Not only can you get an up-close experience with the “Pave Low” but visitors will have the unique experience of walking up the cargo ramp and getting inside...
Newton’s Laws!

Newton’s Laws!

The Air and Space Series is back! This month the Hill Aerospace Museum and Clark Planetarium are hosting Newton’s Laws. This fun class will take place on April 27, 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Classes are first come first served and are recommended for kids 8 and...
MH-53M Pave Low IV

MH-53M Pave Low IV

Since the MH-53 is our Aircraft of the Month, here is a bit more information on this awesome helicopter! Crew:  Six – 2 pilots, 2 flight engineers, and 2 aerial gunners Armament:  Three 7.62 mm mini-guns or three .50 cal machine guns Engines:  Two General...
The First Military Plane

The First Military Plane

It was 1909 when Wilbur and Orville Wright finalized what the entire world had been waiting for—the Wright Military Flyer Model A. This new mode of transport would take the world by storm and completely reshape the future of military tactics and warfare. This was the...