France’s first museum dedicated to private aviation
Espace Air Passion has 3,500 m2 of indoor collections devoted to light civil and military aircraft, sail planes, amateur aircraft building and model aircraft.
The history of aviation is told through some 40 aircraft and gliders, some of which are still in flyable condition today.
Visitors will also be able to see aircraft being restored and meet volunteer-craftsmen in the joinery, fibreglass and mechanics workshops.
A VISIT FOR ALL THE FAMILY
Espace Air Passion is child-friendly – both small and older children can climb aboard two of the aircraft on display.
The museum also organises regular events for families such a special model aircraft meeting “Anjou Ailes Maquettes” at Easter and the arrival of Santa Claus by plane in December. During school holidays, fun, educational and hands-on workshops are held.
OPENING CALENDAR & TIMES
- 16 October to 15 April :
Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm to 6pm. Everyday from 2pm to 6pm during school holidays.
- 16 April to 15 October :
Tuesday to Saturday from 2pm to 6pm and Sundays from 3pm to 7pm. Closed on Mondays. Plus, open every morning, from 10am to 12 noon during July and August.
Almost all of the museum is accessible to persons with reduced mobility since the majority of collections are exhibited at ground-floor level.
More information at : www.musee-aviation-angers.fr