Soaring High: Explore Upstate New York’s Wings of Eagles Discovery Center
If you’re looking for an exciting and interactive aviation experience, you and your family will love the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center in Horseheads.
This sprawling Wings of Eagles museum complex will take your breath away with its impressive collection of restored aircraft, interactive exhibits, and hands-on workshops.
The Wings of Eagles Discovery Center offers visitors an extensive collection of aircraft on display both inside and outside the museum. The museum’s collection includes a wide variety of military and civilian aircraft that span aviation history, from World War II planes to modern fighter jets. You'll also find a wide range of helicopters and other aircraft on display.
In addition to the extraordinary planes, the Wings of Eagles also offer fascinating exhibits about aviation history and technology. Visitors can get an up-close look at the evolution of airplanes over time with displays focused on topics like the Wright Brothers, Spitfire planes, and the evolution of military aviation.
The Wings of Eagles Discovery Center is special because it offers visitors a hands-on experience. Visitors are encouraged to explore aircraft, play with switches and dials, try out their flight simulators, and ask questions.
The Wings of Eagles Discovery Center is not just a museum but a community-based organization that has a local impact in the Elmira-Corning area. A large portion of the museum's volunteers are local veterans and all proceeds from ticket sales and other fundraising efforts support museum operations, including its ongoing restoration and aircraft maintenance projects.
The Wings of Eagles Discovery Center is located at 339 Daniel Zenker Drive in Horseheads and is open year-round. Admission prices are reasonable, and discounts are available for military and senior citizens.