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ABOUT THE MUSEUM 

The Golden Age Air Museum was established in 1997, its mission is to entertain visitors and educate them about the early days of aviation, through its special events and daily operations. The museum offers the chance to explore the past, come and learn how the early aviators flew, what they flew and learn the lost art of early aircraft construction. Museum displays include full size operational aircraft and automobiles, as well as displays of artifacts from the Golden Age. Craftsmen are continually working on restoring new additions for the collection, this work is done in view of visitors. Talk with the restoration volunteers and learn techniques and practices of early aircraft builders.

The Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and receives its financial support through donations, admission fees & membership donations. 

The Golden Age Air Museum collection is available for photo shoots, advertising or production work. Please contact us for details. You can reach us by phone  at (717) 933-9566 or email at Contact Us.

Help the museum grow and continue to represent the past, come visit the museum, become a member and join us for a step back in time.

Please help keep the antiques flying , Donate today!

All donations are tax deductible.

MUSEUM INFORMATION

Grimes Airfield
371 Airport Road
Bethel, PA 19507
Telephone: (717) 933-9566
eMail: Contact Us
Airport Identifier: 8N1

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Attention Visitors: Airport Road south of the Museum is closed for construction.  From east bound 78 follow new instructions below. If approaching from the south, follow detour signs. West bound 78 is not affected.

From Interstate I-78 east bound, use exit 13, Bethel, Left on Rt. 501 North. Approximately 1/4 mile turn right on to Schubert Road (fist road on the right). Continue approximately 2 miles, Turn right on to Airport Road.  Golden Age Air Museum is just  ahead on left. 

From interstate I-78 west bound, use exit 15 (old exit 4), Grimes, continue north to stop sign and turn left. Continue 1/2 mile to Airport Road intersection, turn left. Golden Age Air Museum just on the left.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION & ADMISSION INFO

Hours of Operation

Saturday, 10am - 4pm.  Sunday 11am - 4pm.  May through October. 
Closed for the for the Labor Day weekend.

Admission Price

Self-guided tour: Adults-$5, Children age 6-12-$3, 
Guided tour: Adults-$8, Children age 6-12-$3
Current museum members-free
Group rates may be arranged.

 

MUSEUM VOLUNTEER STAFF

President: Paul Dougherty, Jr.
Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Dougherty, Sr.
Newsletter Editor: Melissa Dougherty
Director of Acquisitions: Michael Cilurso
Director of Aircraft Maintenance: Michael Damiani
SPAD XIII Fund-raising Chairman: Michael O'Neal

Volunteer Pilots

Michael Damiani
Gerry Wild
Eric Lunger
Paul Dougherty Jr.
Tom Beamer
Michael O'Neal
Michael Cilurso
David Ritter
Andrew King

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Paul Dougherty, Jr. -- Chairman
Paul Dougherty, Sr.
Harry Burak
Michael Cilurso
Michael O'Neal
James McCord -- Director Emeritus

 

 

GOLDEN AGE AIR MUSEUM
Grimes Airfield , 371 Airport Road, Bethel, PA 19507
Telephone: (717) 933-9566
eMail: Contact Us

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