Lubbock, Texas: Silent Wings Museum

A restored WACO CG-4A is one of the exhibits about World War II combat uses of gliders. The museum is on the site of a U.S. Army glider pilot training field.

Address:
6202 N. Interstate 27, Lubbock, TX
Directions:
I-27 exit 9, 2 blocks east, N Cedar Ave., look for control tower on building.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
806-775-3049
Admission:
Adults $8.
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Silent Wings Museum.

Silent Wings Museum

Very detailed history of this glider program that was an important part of WWII. Be sure to see the 15 minute (or so) movie.

[Clark W, 10/09/2020]

Glider museum.

Silent Wings Museum

The museum is dedicated to the glider pilots, etc. that served in WWII.

[Melinda, 11/25/2011]

The collection, exhibited in a building at the Lubbock airport and former site of a glider training field, includes restored WW2 glider WACO CG-4A.


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