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Hours and admission

Tuesday – Saturday, 10 – 5; Closed Sunday & Monday. Admission is free.

Winter Hours (September 12, 2021 - March 13, 2022):
Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5; Closed Sunday and Monday. Group tours of ten or more are available on Sunday by appointment only. Admission is free

2021 holiday closures:
Independence Day - Sunday, July 4 - 5
Thanksgiving, Thursday – Friday, November 25 – 26
Christmas, Friday – Monday, December 24 – 27
New Year, closing at 1 pm on December 31 and closed all day, January 1




How much time should I budget to spend at the Museum?

Our visitors typically spend one – three hours in the Museum.


What will I see at the Museum?

The Museum campus is located on Avenger Field which consists of 15 acres of land backing up to the Sweetwater Airport. Two hangars, a 1929 original, known as Hangar 2, and a replica of Hangar 1, used by the WASP at Avenger Field, are located on the property.

Hangar 1 holds exhibits depicting WASP leadership, the training experience, and life in Sweetwater. A highlight of the Museum is the WASP in the Spotlight exhibit series. Changing quarterly, this exhibit displays collections of individual WASP. Collections vary in size and scope, but all highlight their WASP and post service experiences. Hangar 2 holds a Boeing PT-17, Vultee BT-13, and Cessna UC-78 when not out flying.

Guests are encouraged to visit the Wishing Well, an original structure, located between Texas State Technical College (TSTC) and the Sweetwater Airport. This well became the focus of a pilot training tradition. When a pilot completed her first solo flight, cohorts would toss her in as rite of passage.

For a docent-led tour, please call ahead to make arrangements, 325.235.0099.


Food

The Museum does not have a café, but we are happy to provide a bottle of cold water or a cup of hot coffee. Hungry visitors can find a good meal at local Sweetwater restaurants just down the road.



Group and School Tours


Group Tours

Groups of all sizes are welcomed and admitted free of charge during Museum hours. Please reserve a docent-led tour by calling 325-235-0099.

After-hours tours are available with advance notice and a charge of $5 per person.


School Tours

The Museum offers tours and interactive experiences for 2nd – 12th grades, free of charge. Contact Lisa at lisataylor@waspmuseum.org or at 325.235.0099.


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