Take a 3D interactive tour of the P-3C Orion! 

Copyright 2021.  Hickory Aviation Museum. All rights reserved.

Gerry "Boats" Milhollen, 1947-2021.  Boats was a US Navy Sailor during the Vietnam war and he was a fixture at the Museum as our Volunteer General Manager.  He ensured that every guest was treated like family when they visited.  He will be missed tremendously.... 


HAM Happenings

Welcome to the Hickory Aviation Museum located at the Hickory Regional Airport(HKY) in Hickory North Carolina.  We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Tax Exempt Organization.

We are dedicated to maintaining the facts and artifacts of the Golden Age of Aviation. The Museum provides a unique opportunity for all generations to learn and appreciate aviation history.  We achieve this by adding new exhibits and aircraft on a regular basis.  

We invite you to come visit and even become a member of the Hickory Aviation Museum. With your help, we can all preserve the past for future generations to come.

3101 9th Avenue Drive NW   Hickory, NC  28601       (828)-323-1963        Hickory Regional Airport Code (HKY)


Monday-Tuesday:  Closed

Wednesday-Friday: 10am-3pm

Saturday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: 1pm-4pm 

The aircraft ramp, interior museum, and gift shop  are now open to visitors.  The P-3C Orion interior tours remain closed.    We never charge admission!