The Palm Springs Air Museum is home to one of the nation's largest collection of World War II flying aircraft. The Buddy Rodgers Theater features documentaries about military aircraft used in World War II. The museum is also a home to a library of 8500 volumes related to aviation history and American war history.
Palm Springs Air Museum also features special Saturday exhibits where visitors can participate in several interactive displays. These Saturday specials, as they are referred to offer people the opportunity to experience what it was like to fly aircraft used in World War II.
Pre-arranged group tours are available seven days a week between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. The tour guides are often time WWII veterans themselves who have a wealth of knowledge and experience ready to share. Average time of escorted tour is 1.5 to 2 hours; escorted tour with movie is approximately 2.5 to 3.5 hours.
The Palm Springs Air Museum is dedicated to honoring WWII veterans and educating young people. The museum is a favorite place for elementary and secondary field trips. Educational tours also include an interactive display that teaches the science that makes flight possible. School tours must be at least ten or more in size.