Open Again!

Closed on Saturday, December 5th. 

Regular Hours: Wednesday-Sunday from 9:00 am to 3: 30 pm. Covid safety protocols are in place. Also check out our online programs and resources!

Introducing......

 

 

Logo for the Inside Loop, Q & A with Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Kids of all ages ask questions online and get answers from our experts.

We are a group of Marine aviation historians, veterans and enthusiasts dedicated to preserving the aviation history of the United States Marine Corps (USMC).
Preserving Marine Aviation for the Future
See 30+ historical aircraft up close at our family-friendly museum!
We have indoor artifact and artwork displays & outdoor Marine Corps fixed wing and helicopter displays, plus annual events. Come visit us soon!

Museum Hours:

Wed.-Sun. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and some federal holidays.)
Free Admission and Parking
Free Events & Exhibits
Family Friendly

Location

4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA  92145-0316
Phone: 858-693-1723
*see location page for mailing address

Events- Exhibits

- Picnic with a Pilot - Events
- Open Cockpit Days - Events
- Military Working Dogs Events
- Military Art- NASA Logos-Exhibit
-Student Art-Exhibit

Displays

Explore the Marine aircraft and artifacts at our family friendly museum.
We look forward to sharing our love of USMC Aviation history with you.

Testimonials & Reviews
I spent a long time wandering through the planes, photographing the amazing aircraft and the environment. I wondered if my grandfather had flown any of them, and felt I connected with him as well as my own family history. I also felt as if I had accomplished an uncompleted task on my father’s list as well.  Scott B on YELP
Scott B

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
See our aircraft, exhibits and facilities dedicated to preserving the incredible contributions made by the men and women of Marine Corps Aviation.
VOUGHT F8U-2NE (F-8E,J) CRUSADER

VOUGHT F8U-2NE (F-8E,J) CRUSADER

VOUGHT F8U-1P (RF-8A,G) CRUSADER

VOUGHT F8U-1P (RF-8A,G) CRUSADER

GRUMMAN F9F-8P (RF-9J) COUGAR

GENERAL MOTORS FM-2 WILDCAT

GENERAL MOTORS FM-2 WILDCAT

DOUGLAS SBD-1 DAUNTLESS

DOUGLAS SBD-1 DAUNTLESS

NORTH AMERICAN PBJ-1J (B-25J) MITCHELL

NORTH AMERICAN PBJ-1J (B-25J) MITCHELL

Sikorsky HUS-1 UH-34D Sea Horse Helicopter

Sikorsky HUS-1 UH-34D Sea Horse Helicopter

Bell 214ST UH-1N (HUEY) Iroquois Helicopter

Bell 214ST UH-1N (HUEY) Iroquois Helicopter

Grumman TBM-3E Avenger

Grumman TBM-3E Avenger

McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk

McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk

Beechcraft T-34B Mentor

Beechcraft T-34B Mentor

North American SNJ-5 Texan

North American SNJ-5 Texan

McDonnell Douglas RF-4B Phantom II

McDonnell Douglas RF-4B Phantom II

North American-Rockwell OV-10D Bronco

North American-Rockwell OV-10D Bronco

Mikoyan – Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

Mikoyan – Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

Sikorsky HRS-3 (H-19) Chickasaw Helicopter

Sikorsky HRS-3 (H-19) Chickasaw Helicopter

Grumman F9F-2 Panther

Grumman F9F-2 Panther

Chance Vought F4U-5N Corsair

Chance Vought F4U-5N Corsair

Douglas F4D-1 Skyray

Douglas F4D-1 Skyray

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight

McDonnell F2H 2 Banshee

McDonnell F2H 2 Banshee

McDonnell Douglas FA-18A Hornet

McDonnell Douglas FA-18A Hornet

McDonnell Douglas FA-18A Hornet – Aggressor Colors

McDonnell Douglas FA-18A Hornet – Aggressor Colors

McDonnell Douglas F-4JS Phantom II

McDonnell Douglas F-4JS Phantom II

Boeing Vertol Sea Knight CH-46 Helicopter – Lady Ace

Boeing Vertol Sea Knight CH-46 Helicopter – Lady Ace

Bell Sea Cobra AH-1 Helicopter

Bell Sea Cobra AH-1 Helicopter

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II

McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II

MCDonnell Douglas Skyhawk A-4F

MCDonnell Douglas Skyhawk A-4F

Douglas  A4-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk

Douglas A4-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk

Grumman A-6A E Intruder

Grumman A-6A E Intruder

Latest from the Blog

What is a “Leatherneck”?

What is a “Leatherneck”?

In today's podcast, Chuck Meadows, Operations Manager of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation, answers the frequently asked question "What is a Leatherneck?"

Training and Nicknames

Training and Nicknames

“Mustang Mike”, Major Mike Wifler (USMC-retired), answers questions posed by Evan about USMC training and nicknames.  Justin Whitney interviewed Major Wifler on the grounds of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar.

Major Wifler served in the Marine Corps with honor, courage, and commitment for over 26 years. His dedication to the Corps has extended his service as docent at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum for an additional 16 years.

Listen to the podcast by clicking below.  Get instructions on how to get your questions answered by our experts on The Inside Loop page under the education tab.

Happy 245th Birthday Marines!

Happy 245th Birthday Marines!

Although the Marine Corps was formed by the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, it was not until 1921 that the Corps began celebrating the day officially as its birthday.

Listen to the 2020 birthday message from the Commandant of the USMC, General David H. Berger.

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858-693-1723

flhf@flyingleathernecks.org

4203 Anderson Avenue
San Diego, CA 92145
MAILING ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 45316
San Diego, CA 92145-0316