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February 11, 2014

Niagara Aerospace Museum offers educational opportunity

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Niagara Gazette — There are hands-on display panels with touch screens that provide information about important people in the museum’s history as well as small gift and book shops.

Having recently returned to Niagara Falls after spending some time in Buffalo, the museum has taken over the old terminal at the Niagara Falls International Airport. This past summer the museum was remolded.

“We did the construction in March and April and spent May and June setting it up,” said Faltyn. “We had it ready to open back up by the July. 1.”

With renovations done and the museum open for business, Faltyn says that next they will be looking into acquiring more display cases to broaden their collection. He also says he would like to encourage using the museum is a field trip destination.

“We want to get youth involved,” he said. “Here they can learn about science, space, history and aviation.”

The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and is closed on Mondays and Tuesday. 

IF YOU GO WHAT: The Niagara Aerospace Museum WHERE: 9900 Porter Road, Niagara Falls International Airport, Niagara Falls WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesdays. MORE INFORMATION: Call 297-1323 or visit www.wnyaerospace.org. Members are free. Adults, $8; seniors $6; active military members, $4; students w/ID, $4. Children ages 5-15, $3. Group tours available by appointment

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