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Combat Air Museum

7016 SE Forbes Ave., Forbes Field
Topeka, KS 66619

785-862-3303

The Combat Air Museum has served as an educational institution and tourism destination for more than thirty years. It is one of a handful of major aviation museums in the United States located on an active air field. Visitors to the museum are regularly treated to flying activities of Air Force fighter aircraft and Army helicopter operations. 

The Museum's “Young Aviators' classes offer students a unique opportunity to be immersed in the midst of a museum covering aviation history from the earliest days of flight to the present day.

Located at Forbes Field in Topeka, Kansas, the Combat Air Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to the creation of facilities and resources for the education of the local and regional communities through the collection, preservation, conservation and exhibition of aircraft, information, artifacts, technology and art associated with the military aviation history of the United States of America. 

On exhibit at the museum: 
37 aircraft ranging from the WWI period to the present day 
Aircraft engines of many sizes and types 
An extensive display of artifacts and dioramas and a gallery of military aviation art 

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