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The TWA Museum is open! Our schedule will be as follows:

Thursday through Saturday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed Sunday through Wednesday and on all major holidays.

The TWA Museum, with recommendations from the CDC, the City of Kansas City, and the American Alliance of Museums, will introduce the following required protective measures:

  • Visitors are requested to bring, and wear at all times, their own N95 respirator or cloth face covering. If you do not have a mask, disposable masks will be available for purchase. The CDC does not recommend masks for children under the age of two.
  • Visitors must bring their own hand sanitizer.
  • Mandatory thermal screening for visitors for fevers.
  • No handshakes.
  • The museum will be distancing all volunteers and visitors at least 6 feet apart, wherever possible.
  • Visitors must queue outside the museum door, standing or in available seating. One visitor shall be allowed at the reception desk to purchase entry – the rest of their group shall remain in the queueing area until such time as the tour guide greets them and allows them to enter.
  • Only one tour guide will be assigned for each 5-6 visitors. Under no circumstances will visitors be allowed to roam unsupervised within the museum.
  • The following areas will be closed to visitors until further notice: All cockpit trainers (the Connie Sim will remain open) and seating areas inside the museum. Visitors will not be allowed to go inside of any static airplane displays.
  • To protect ensure your safety, the museum would prefer only credit cards for the payment of entry fees and gift shop purchases.
  • Every visitor must sign-in legibly with name, contact number, date and time.
  • Tours will not be allowed to be longer than 1 to 1.5 hours. If a visitor might arrive alone and we are busy with other tours, we might ask you to wait until more visitors arrive in order to form a small group (maximum 5-6). Audio tours will be discontinued until further notice.
  • Only one visitor shall be allowed in the gift shop and any purchases shall be handled at the front desk.

The entire document regarding our protective measures may be found HERE


2020 Hangar Dance Announcement:

Due to recent worldly events, the 2020 Hangar Dance will be rescheduled for October 10th until further notice.  Thank you for your understanding and stay tuned for updates on this announcement.


Welcome aboard the TWA Museum! We hope you enjoy the information provided on our site.

For the full experience, be sure to visit our location at 10 Richards Road, Kansas City, MO 64116.

Admission

Adults – $10.00

Seniors – $7.00

Children (6-16) – $7.00

Children (1-5) – FREE

Active Military (With ID) – FREE

Please call for private groups or groups over 10

816-234-1011


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The Museum

TWA memorabilia, cockpit simulator panels, a flight simulator, and more!

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History

History Links

Visit these websites for in-depth information on the history of TWA!

Early TWA History

William John “Jack” Frye

Paul Ernest Richter, Jr.

Walter A Hamilton

Walt Hamilton passed away at an early age leaving no immediate family to carry on his legacy. Our thanks to the Richter Family for sharing this important part of TWA’s history from Paul Richter’s document library.

Daniel Webb “Tommy” Tomlinson

General History


Videos

TWA passenger aircraft is prepared for take-off at London Airport.

Various shots of TWA Super Constellation aircraft ‘Star of Paris’ surrounded by large crowd at unknown American airport.

TWA Lockheed Constellation

All video credit goes to British Pathé

 

Blog

Wayne Hammer, our editor and a valued volunteer, contributes his time curating a blog about detailed accounts and relatable information for anyone who takes interest in the TWA legacy…

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Contact

We would love to hear from you! Thank you for your interest in the TWA Museum!