Calendar of Events

If you would like learn more about the museum or suggest an event for the museum, please call us at 309.663.7632 or email us at and ask for President Doug Reeves.

Let us know if you have any ideas for activities to include in one or more of the OCDs.


Grand Opening for 2018 – Thursday, March 1 – Regular hours

Thursday to Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

             Sunday Noon to 4:00 pm


Saturday May 19 – Open Cockpit Day – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Airplanes, Helicopters, and Cars! What could be more fun?

Besides P.A.M.’s aircraft and displays, there will be a cruise in with: Twin City Cruisers, Rusty Rockers, Lead Foot Locals, and McLean County Antique Auto Club.

There will be food and ice cream on site – Mr. Softee and Curbside Grillin’.

So mark your calendars now for a “FUN” time at the Prairie Aviation Museum!


Sunday, June 10, 2018 – OZ visits the Danvers Village Park – Starting at noon

Come take a “test flight” in the museum’s Hughes 269A Osage helicopter called OZ.


Saturday, June 16 – Open Cockpit Day – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Saturday, July 21 – Open Cockpit Day – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Saturday, August 18 – Open Cockpit Day – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Saturday, September 15 – Open Cockpit Day – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm