Combat Air Museum

The Combat Air Museum has on display 42 military aircraft, from WWI to the present day, in addition to multiple static displays of missiles, rockets, aircraft engines, artifacts and dioramas. The museum is one of a handful of major aviation museums in the United States located on an active airfield. Visitors to the museum are regularly treated to flying activities of Air Force fighter aircraft and Army helicopter operations.

Combat Air Museum - Yellow Plane | Topeka, KS

The museum also offers "Young Aviators" classes for ages 9-13. Students will experience multiple hands-on activities including a flight simulator as well as take 4 site visits to aviation locations in the area. Explore aviation from past to present day and learn about the aircraft.

Tour guides are usually available to interact with those guests who want a little extra information. James W. Mirick Gallery of Aviation Art features more than 50 paintings, photographs, and prints depicting combat aircraft flown by the military since WWI. After viewing the museum collection, guests will enjoy checking out a well-stocked Gift Shop and interacting with museum volunteers.

Combat Air Museum - Plane

Hear from the museum below and plan your next trip to Topeka to visit the history of aircraft!