Museum

Get a close-up look at the life of Charles Lindbergh. View model planes, historic flight footage, interactive exhibits, and even take a simulated test drive of the Spirit of St. Louis.

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Exhibits

Explore two levels of interactive exhibits that showcase models of Lindbergh’s planes, a recreated attic of his childhood home filled with his own toys and souvenirs, and the 1959 Volkswagen that he drove through four continents.

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Flight simulator

Climb inside a full-scale replica of the Spirit of St. Louis cockpit and try your hand at reenacting the tricky takeoff in New York, surviving an ice storm over the ocean, and landing safely in Paris.

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Films

View original footage of Lindbergh’s famous flight in a 1920s-style movie theater. In the 50-seat theater on the lower level, watch a 17-minute documentary briefly outlining key events from Lindbergh’s life. Films run continuously all day during museum hours, and by reservation for group tours.

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Museum store

Bring home a memento of your visit! The store carries a number of books and gifts related to Lindbergh, Minnesota history, aviation, and WWII. Unique items include children's toys, games, Christmas ornaments, snow globes, and clothing. The store is open during regular site hours. In the off-season, the store is available by appointment.