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As more and more aircraft were restored and the Planes of Fame collection grew, an additional display facility was opened in Valle, Arizona in 1995. Located halfway between Williams, Arizona and the south rim of the Grand Canyon, this facility houses over 40 of the Museum’s aircraft, many of which are also flyable. Our mission is to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, perpetuation and exhibition of historical aircraft, and to the men and women, both famous and unknown, who devoted their lives to flight.
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The Museum is open every day of the year, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and occasional special events. Normal hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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|Children under 12 years||$1.95|
|Children under 5 years||Free|
|AAA members (with current membership card)||$6.00|
|Active duty military||Free|
Museum memberships permit unlimited visits, Gift Shop discounts, and other benefits!
Membership is tax-deductible, as Planes of Fame is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Specific membership levels and their benefits are described here.
Arizona Tourist Information Center
Adjacent to the Planes of Fame gift shop, you’ll also find an official Visitor Center sanctioned by the State of Arizona.
It has information on hundreds of things to do and places to visit throughout the state.
The Visitor Center is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Planes of Fame Air Museum is located at 755 Mustang Way, Valle, AZ, on the southeast corner of Grand Canyon-Valle Airport.
Planes of Fame Air Museum
755 Mustang Way
Valle, AZ 86046
Please refer to the map below.
If approaching on Highway 64 from the North or South, exit Mustang Way at the Grand Canyon-Valle Airport. The Planes of Fame Air Museum parking lot is the second driveway on your right after the Airport Operations Building and just before you get to the large Lockheed C-121A Constellation parked out in front of the Museum.
Using Global Positioning System (GPS) Satellite Navigation
Either of the following approaches will be more helpful:
enter the intersection of Highway 64 and Mustang Way, which will bring you to within 100 feet of our parking lot
enter our exact coordinates (35.647603,-112.1414).
Fly-in visitors are welcome. Please consult current charts, NOTAMs, weather forecasts, etc., before your flight to 40G (Valle Airport).
Upon landing, request transient parking near Planes of Fame Air Museum, where you will find tie-downs.
Once your aircraft is secured, proceed in a Southeasterly direction to the Museum property, immediately South of the Grand Canyon Valle Airport Operations Building.
Proceed to the Gift Shop (Northeast end of the display hangar) to pay admission and receive entrance stickers.
Make your visit to Valle even more memorable with an aviation-related gift or souvenir from the Museum gift shop.
You’ll find a wide range of unique aviation-themed items including clothing, toys, posters and books.
There’s sure to be something for everyone!