We're looking for volunteers to join the team at our Museum!  Please select the "Volunteer" tab above to learn more!!!  


Due to the summer heat and Covid issues, the P-3C Orion tours have been suspended until further notice.  We are also strongly suggesting that all of our visitors wear masks while inside the museum/gift shop.  If you're traveling long distance to visit, please call ahead to ensure we're open as staffing issues may cause us to close unexpectedly.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

​​HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday:  Closed

Tuesday-Friday: 10am-3pm

Saturday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: 1pm-4pm 

  The P-3C Orion interior tours are suspended until further notice.   The Museum suggests that all visitors wear masks while inside the gift shop area.

   We never charge admission! 

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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.

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

Click here to take a 3-D interactive tour of the P-3C Orion!