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Welcome again SFO Aviation Museum & Library


As lovers of airports, libraries, aviation records, and museums, we’re overjoyed that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has reopened the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum & Library after a two-yr closure.

The facility is named after a former airport director and sits pre-security within the Main Hall of SFO’s International Terminal.

The unfashionable look intentionally evokes the airport’s passenger lobby from the Thirties.


The museum is home to greater than a hundred and fifty,000 gadgets associated with the histories of commercial aviation and San Francisco International Airport. And for the duration of the power shutdown, SFO Museum team of workers hung out doing an in depth digital creation of the museum’s Aviation Collection.

Aerial view of SFO – 1966

Now there are greater than forty,000 gadgets on hand on line. And greater cloth is being added each week. Online highlights consist of the records of SFO airport; cloth referring to most important airways along with Pan Am and United Airlines; and photographs, uniform portions, and other aviation memorabilia, which includes Junior Pilots Pins and airsickness luggage.

If you recognize exactly what you’re looking for, the gathering is without difficulty searchable.

But if you’re just inquisitive about poking round, watch out.

We began this publish three hours ago and went down a severe rabbit hollow once we began clicking on the “random object” button.

Visit the Aviation Museum & Library in individual

With its reopening, the Aviation Museum & Library is also launching a sequence of recent exhibitions that passengers may also visit in individual. Exhibits include:

Going the Distance: Endurance Aircraft Engines & Propellers of the 1910s & 20s.

This exhibit consists of two groundbreaking engines, the V-eight Curtiss OXX-6 and the Wright J-5 Whirlwind radial engine, two related propellers, pix, and more.

Jet Mainliner in Miniature: the United Air Lines Douglas DC-eight Cutaway Model

This show off indicates off a overdue-Nineteen Fifties United Airlines cutaway model of a DC-eight. Historical photos, promotional materials, and movies from United’s promotional movie ‘Jet Mainliner Flight 803’ also are on show.

There also are numerous different new well-knownshows within the reopened aviation museum at SFO, making this a extremely good time to agenda a protracted layover to soak up those and some of the 20 famous the SFO Museum offers all through the terminal buildings.

All snap shots and snap shots are courtesy of the SFO Museum.