Peru, Indiana: Grissom Air Museum

Outdoor display of warbirds too big and powerful for any pipsqueak indoor museum. In 2018 added a rocket sled that used live bears to test supersonic ejection systems.
Address:
1000 W. Hoosier Blvd, Peru, IN
Directions:
Southwest of Peru, next to Grissom AFB. Exit is on the southbound side of US Hwy 31, 7.5 miles south of its intersection with US Hwy 24.
Hours:
Summer M-Sa 10-4, Su 12-5; off-season F-Su only. (Call to verify)
Phone:
574-398-1451
Admission:
Adults $6.
RA Rates:
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Grissom Air Museum

The displays inside are interesting and educational, and the outside displays are impressive. If you enjoy history and aviation you will enjoy it. It isn't the Dayton air museum, but it's fine for a small hands-on museum.

[Profe, 07/30/2016]
Grissom Air Museum

It is an outdoor air museum with WWII bombers, Cold War fighters and transports. It offers helicopter tours during special events. May see C-5, KC-130, C-141, A-10, and GA aircraft on the weekends.

[Jim, 09/02/2015]

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