The museum is involved in various events during the year. During the summer months we sponsor Open Cockpit Days or OCDs. This is a special time when visitors can tour the museum and Chuck Schumacher Aviation Air Park. In the air park, you can look into the cockpits of the airplanes and former pilots of that model of aircraft are on hand to answer questions and talk about the aircraft and their experiences flying it. You might even see collector cars at a Cruise-In taking place at the museum at the same time.
We also are involved in hosting tours for groups like the Civil Air Patrol, Girl and Boy Scouts, school groups, and senior citizen groups, participation in community event and so forth.
If you would like to have a hosted tour, please leave a voicemail with the museum with a preferred date and time. We need 48 hours notice to make your appointment. Also leave your phone number. If you need to speak to someone call 309-530-2221. Thank you for contacting the Prairie Aviation Museum.