The Pacific Coast Air Museum Welcomes You

You’ll find a five-acre field covered with authentic, well-cared-for aircraft. You can crawl under them, look inside wheel wells and bomb bays, peer into cockpits, and actually sit in some of them on Open Cockpit Weekends. Kids love PCAM!

  • Fly Our Virtual Reality Flight Simulator

    young boy with 3D headset sits in a flight simulator

    Our highly realistic 3D virtual reality flight simulator puts you in the cockpit of a P-51 Mustang, F-15 Eagle, and other historic aircraft!

    Learn more!

  • It's Hot Dog Thursday Season!

    A man and his toddler daughter enjoy a hot dog at a lunch event at an air museum. There's a fighter jet behind them

    Enjoy Hot Dog Thursday at the Pacific Coast Air Museum!

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Featured News & Events

F-14 Tomcat on the ramp at the Pacific Coast Air Museum, viewed from directly ahead and slightly to the right.

Open Cockpit: Top Gun Weekend

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - Sunday, April 22, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Look inside the F-5E Tiger II, F-16N Viper, and the mighty Grumman F-14A Tomcat!

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Hot Dog Thursday: May

Thursday, May 3, 2018
11:30 am - 1:15 pm

Have a Hot Dog Lunch among the aircraft in our collection!

elderly veteran at a meet-and-greet event shares stories and memorabilia with a visitor

Celebrating the Living Historians of WWII & Korea: Meet Our Veterans

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A Free Event for the Whole Family: On Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 19

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April 2018 Newsletter

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Download our April 2018 Newsletter

elderly veteran at a meet-and-greet event shares stories and memorabilia with a visitor

March 2018 Newsletter

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Download our March 2018 Newsletter


There’s always something great going on at the Pacific Coast Air Museum. We have Open Cockpit weekends once a month,  special events throughout the year, and regular hot dog lunches. We host school field trips, special group tours, birthday parties, and family get-togethers, all among our collection of historic aircraft and educational exhibits.


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Visit PCAM for fun and educational events, exciting exhibits, and our gift shop. We have more than 35 historic and vintage aircraft - many of which you can look inside on our Open Cockpit Weekends, and some you can even climb aboard!

Founded in 1989, the Pacific Coast Air Museum is a non-profit organization whose mission is to Educate and Inspire both young and old about our aviation heritage and aerospace technology, to Preserve historic aircraft and artifacts, and to Honor veterans.