Hill Aerospace Museum | Kids Out and About Salt Lake City

Hill Aerospace Museum

Address: 
7961Cottonwood Street, Bldg. 1955
Hill Air Force Base , UT , 84056
Phone: (801) 825-5817
41° 9' 38.3472" N, 112° 1' 12.4716" W
Contact name: 
Robb Alexander
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The Hill Aerospace Museum is one of the premier attractions in Utah and is located on the northwest corner of Hill Air Force Base, Utah, about five miles south of Ogden. The museum was founded in 1982 as part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program and first opened to the public in 1987. It moved to its current facility in 1991. The museum annually welcomes around 350,000 visitors, coming from every state and many foreign countries.

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The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission is FREE, but monetary donations are gratefully accepted.

The Hill Aerospace Museum has a myriad of exhibits, displays and vintage aircraft. The Museum Scavenger Hunt highlights many objects that are a part of the museum collection. The Museum Scavenger Hunt gives kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and to get better acquainted with some of the most interesting aviation-related artifacts in the United States.

Feel free to download the Museum Scavenger Hunt (in PDF format) and have it ready for your upcoming museum visit. We look forward to seeing you as you prepare to “Take a Flight Through History!” Click here for more information.

Science, Mathematics, Technology/Computers, Drawing, Hands-on. Programs are free to educators.

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Lt Gen Marc C. Reynolds Aerospace Center for Education
PUBLISHED

The Hill Aerospace Museum offers a robust education program that aims at teaching STEM Education concepts and principles to children K- 12. The program focuses on co-curricular subjects and activities relating directly to the State of Utah’s Science curriculum. Our education staff teaches students the basics of flight, astronomy, weather, motion, gravity, forces of nature, and many others. 

The Hill Aerospace Museum’s Lt. Gen. Marc C.  Reynolds Aerospace Center for Education is a four-classroom learning facility with an additional C-130 aircraft education space all located within museum confines.  More than 20,000 students take advantage of the museum’s STEM education programs each year.

STEM - General
Preschoolers
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Adults