Future Plans

Building Plans for New Museum


This Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is the only museum in the world, dedicated to the primary purpose of preserving the history of Marine Corps Aviation. When finished, the museum will tell the story of Marine Corps Aviation-aviators and the Marines that put them in the air and kept them there.

Eye Level
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New museum building front

A truly magnificent view as the visitor approaches the museum.

Museum Hours
The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM and at other times by special arrangement.

Museum Directions

Take Miramar Road and look for the Museum Gate.  If you're going east, it's just past Cabot Drive on the right.  If you're going west, it's just past Camino Ruiz on the left.  See the Map

Look for the American Flag and Marine Corps flag on the fence!

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Museum Exterior
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Aerial View of the new museum grounds, outdoor displays
and parking area

This view shows the orientation and footprint of the museum. 90,000 square feet is a big building!

Ariel View

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Plan Main
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Museum main floor plan

This view shows the ground floor of the museum and thirteen airplanes on the museum floor.

Plan Upper Floor
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Museum upper floor plan

This view shows the second floor office spaces and classrooms and the eight aircraft that are to be suspended from the ceiling.