Join us for a week full of Spring Break programs and events!
Full schedule below. All experiences are included in your general admission and FREE for members. Become a member today! Dates, times and activities are subject to change.
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Aviation, Electronics, Engineering, Weather and American Heritage Merit Badges are available during spring break! Click here to enroll!
NEW AT LSFM! American Heritage Girls Patriot and Pioneer Badges!
Register now for Aviation, U.S.Military Heroes, Meteorology and Communications Technology badges. Click here to enroll!
Every day during Spring Break, you can also enjoy:
- Flight Simulators
- MaxFlight Simulator Ride
- Gift Shop
- Minuti Coffee Shop
- Enter to win a Birthday Party or Summer Camp
Saturday, March 11
Celebrate the history and design of helicopters! From rescues to transport, choppers have are a vital part of our community!
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Holy Helos! Cool choppers on deck!
CH-46, USCG MU65C & boats, Hughes 500, Hughes 269A, Airbus AS350, Bell 407, AH-64 & Make a Paper Airplane
- 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Hangar Talk, How Helos Fly
Sunday, March 12
Grab a kit full of fun aviation crafts to make at home!
Monday, March 13
See what goes into preserving and flying our aircraft.
- 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Tinker with airplane tools and a propeller then conduct a pre-flight check on our PT-17 Stearman!
Tuesday, March 14
Small but mighty! Come see scale model R/C planes dip and dive through our hangar! Also test your fold-then-fly skills with a paper airplane contest!
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Indoor Airshow
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Paper airplane building station
- 11 a.m. – noon – Paper airplane distance contest
Wednesday, March 15
The Great Planes
Plane tours and Hangar Talk surrounding our awe-inspiring planes!
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Plane tours inside our DC-3 and Howard 250
- 11:30 a.m. – DC-3 Hangar Talks
- 1:30 p.m. – Howard 250 Hangar Talk
$5 Thursday, March 16
It’s an out-of-this-world day at LSFM! Explore air and space aviation with Space Shuttle Simulator Hangar Talks, Rover tours, Eggstronaut activity and more!
- All Day – NASA Paper Airplane Activity
- 10 a.m. 2 p.m. – NASA Robotics Team
- 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rover Tours
- 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Eggstronaut
- 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Space Shuttle Simulator NASA Talk
Friday, March 17
Drone Zone & St. Patrick’s Day
Test your drone pilot skills, see drone pros showcase their flying and hear how they are defining the future of drone aviation.
Wear green to get $2 off general admission! Cannot be combined with other offers.
- 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Test your drone pilot skills
- 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Watch the drone pros fly!
Saturday, March 18
Join us in celebrating our aviation community and get inspired! Plus – Little Pilot crafts, pilot experience and other fun for the whole family!
- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Displays, booths, demos and more!
Community partners include: 1940 Air Terminal Museum, Civil Air Patrol, Battleship Texas Foundation, Center for African American Military History, Northrop Grumman, OBAP, San Jacinto Monument, Southwest Airlines, United Aviate Academy, United States Coast Guard
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Little Pilot Activity
Watch robots cruise around the hangar
- 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Battleship Texas Talks
Listen to an engaging talk on Ellington’s history by author Mark Lardas