1940 Air Terminal Museum, Houston

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The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is a museum located in Houston, Texas, United States, at William P. Hobby Airport. Collections are housed in the original art deco building which served as the first purpose-built terminal for passenger flight in Houston. The museum currently exhibits several collections focusing on Houston's civil aviation history and is operated by the Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society (HAHS), a recognized Texas 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
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  • When Moosie found out that there was an exhibit at the Air Terminal Museum he immediately said "We've got to go see the space age Christmas trees!". So we packed up the Moose and drove out to Hobby...  more »
  • Visiting from the UK we were not sure what to expect but were very impressed with the nicely restored terminal building and the enthusiastic, friendly and informative guide who showed us around...  more »
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  • Really interesting place, somewhat off the beaten path but worth the trip to check it out. Makes for a great complement to a day at Johnson Space Center if you're hanging around I-45 for the day. Did you know the precursor to Hobby Airport had international flights in the 40s and 50s? All kinds of great facts and details from that era, including a vintage plane you can climb into. Family friendly!
  • What an awesome little place. It's filled with so much history and beautiful collections that have been donated by locals. The guys there were super nice & helpful and the planes look amazing there. Even the tickets are cheap so no excuse to not go.
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