Last updated: 10/3/2012
201 Municipal Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
Nampa, ID 83687
|Tuesday - Saturday||10 AM - 5 PM|
|Sunday||11 AM - 4 PM|
General Admission: $12
Seniors (over 65): $10
Military and Veterans: $10
Children (5-12): $5
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Sue Paul, Executive Director
Heather Mullins, Administrative Assistant and Education Contact
Tammy John, Gift Shop Manager
The Warhawk Air Museum is a step back in history, to a time when Americans were involved in the greatest war known to mankind - WWII. Visitors experience over 75 cabinets of memorabilia representing the men women and children of America who sacrificed so much in their quest to preserve America's freedom. It is an emotional experience visitors take with them and most return many times.
The Warhawk Air Museum is a not for profit organization funded entirely by individual donations and private foundations.
The mission of the museum is to teach and preserve America's history during times of war from the home front to the war front and aviation history from the advent of flight through the space age. The Warhawk Air Museum encourages an educational experience about the technology, culture, and social changes that have occurred in North America during times of war.
Incorporated in 1989 as a non-profit organization.
Our artifacts and memorabilia ranges from World War I all the way through the Cold War. We have a collection of classic cars, World War I through the Cold War airplanes, and hundreds of personal histories told by those who lived through these historical times.
Research library with mauscripts, book, video. Active in the Veterans History Project, in conjunction with the Library of Congress.
We offer several educational opportunities including docent led tours, scavenger hunts that allow students to interact with artifacts, our unique and very popular Bridging the Generations program that allows students to learn from World War II through the Cold War veterans and hear their powerful personal stories, and several others. Please check out our website for more details.
Our facility can be rented for private functions such as military or high school reunions, weddings, and photo shoots. We also have a classroom/conference room available for use. Please contact us for more information.
President, John R. Paul Executive Director, Sue Paul
Access: General Public
Appointment required: No
We have a newsletter called "Flight Line" that comes out three times a year.
Step into this 20,000 square foot museum and enter a world of sweetheart pillows, ration books, "v-mail", mother's flags, "victory puzzles" and numerous other items that represent the home front during World War II. Experience the thrill of seeing two of only a few remaining Curtiss P-40 World War II Fighter Airplanes left in the world and a very rare World War II P-51C Mustang Fighter Airplane. Compare their technology with the museum's World War I Dr-1 Fokker Tri-Plane Replica German Fighter Airplane and then view survival gear, equipment, a link trainer and a Norden Bombsight, all examples of the most advance technology known to mankind during the 1940's. Pass through the door of the new NASA Space Place Club and learn about the technology that is taking us to the stars and beyond. Visit the library and enjoy a wide variety of rare publications or enjoy browsing through the museum gift shop.
John F. Nagel Foundation: Funds were granted to purchase a portable tour guide system. This system will allow visitors to take a tour of the museum and select different programmed content to listen to as they move freely throughout the museum.
To schedule a guided tour in advance, please contact the museum.
Self-Guided: Enjoy the museum at your own pace, with our self-guided tours.
Docent Tours: Docent tours are available, at no extra charge, with prior arrangement.
School Tours: Our school tours are popular and can be arranged by contacting the museum. For more information about our school tours, see school tours program
Support the preservation of history by becoming a member of the Warhawk Air Museum! Feel proud to be a part of preserving the American experience during World War II. Members receive free admission to the museum, 10% discount in the gift shop, 50% discount to Special Events, and a subscription to the quarterly newsletter.
Special memberships are available that include a ride on an historic warbird. For more information, call (208) 465-6446.
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