FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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For a complete listing of hours, including holiday hours, see the pricing and hours section.
The Yankee Air Museum welcomes guests with disabilities to our facility. Our staff and volunteers are committed to providing the highest quality visit for each and every guest to the extent that we are able to do so.
Is the Yankee Air Museum wheelchair accessible?
Yes! The majority of the museum gallery is wheelchair accessible. The Museum also has two wheelchairs available for guests to use during their visit. These are available on a first-come first- served basis.
What offerings are available for guests who are blind or have low vision?
The Yankee Air Museum offers guided touch-tours for guests who are blind or have low-vision. This guided tactile tour allows guests to touch and feel the different aircraft and selection artifacts on display within the museum gallery. A touch-tour needs to be scheduled in advance of your visit. To book a touch- tour, click here.
Sensory Friendly Kits
Sensory friendly kits are available for guests affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder or those with other sensory sensitivities to borrow from the Gift Shop at no cost. Kits include noise-reduction headphones, sunglasses, and fidgets to help ease sensory stimulation.
Does Yankee Air Museum permit service animals on-site?
The Yankee Air Museum abides by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and allows service animals – that is, animals trained to perform specific tasks for an individual with a disability – into all public areas. Service animals are required to be under control at all times by their owners. This means they must be harnessed, leashed or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the animal’s work or the owner’s disability. In such cases, the owner must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal or other effective controls.
The owner of a service animal may be asked to remove the animal from the premises if the animal is out of control and the owner does not take effective action to control it or if the animal is not housebroken. If the animal’s behavior warrants its removal from the Yankee Air Museum, the animal’s handler can stay without the animal.
The Yankee Air Museum abides by the ADA regarding the admission of service animals because they perform a specific job. However, animals such as “comfort animals,” “therapy animals,” “companion animals,” or “emotional support animals” are not service animals as defined by the ADA because they are not trained to perform a specific task for an individual with a disability. Therefore, they are not allowed into the Yankee Air Museum.
For a complete listing of admission prices, see our pricing and hours section.
A pre-registered group of 15 people or more is $10 per person, with a maximum of 50 individuals per group. There is not a family rate. For more information, visit Field Trips/Tours.
The Museum Gift Shop accepts cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Online purchasing accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Purchase Tickets!
The Museum has extensive parking on the north side of the building, including bus parking.
From I-94, take Exit 190 / Belleville Rd and turn North on Belleville Rd. to Tyler Rd. Turn left onto Tyler Road and proceed 1 mile to Beck Road. Turn right onto Beck Road. Proceed North on Beck ½ mile to D Street. Turn left onto D Street. Proceed to the first intersection. Turn right then at the stop sign, then turn right into the Visitor’s Parking lot.
For more information and to see a map, please visit our Directions & Parking section.
The Museum does not have a cafeteria, but a booked school group tour is welcome to use one of our classrooms for a bagged lunch. There are several restaurants within a five-minute drive from the Museum that offer great eating options.
Yes, there are many great places within a few minutes drive on Belleville Road.
From September through May, the Museum can be busy with school field trips on weekday mornings. On most days, field trip visitors have left by around 1:00pm, so weekday afternoons are usually quieter. From May through September the weekdays are much quieter than the weekends where we see an increase in visitorship.
Yes, the Museum participates in the ASTC Passport Program and the Michigan Activities Pass. You must be a member of a fellow ASTC museum to receive free or reduced admission. Visit your local library to learn how you can check out a museum pass from the MAP program. For complete information about membership reciprocity, see the Membership Reciprocity page.
You can purchase Air Show tickets online at the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show website.
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