Mitchell Gallery of Flight
Permanent gallery exhibits highlight aviation history along with some of Milwaukee's contributions to the aerospace industry.
- Richard Bong from Poplar, Wisconsin is recognized as the United States' all time "Ace of Aces".
- Charles Lindbergh and his visit to Milwaukee after the historic non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
- James A. Lovell, Jr. is a former NASA astronaut and commander of the infamous Apollo 13 mission.
- Lester Maitland, born in Milwaukee, was a World War II air commander and respected endurance flier.
- Billy Mitchell was an American general who is regarded as the father of the United States Air Force.
- Lance Sijan was a United States Air Force officer and fighter pilot who was awarded the Medal of Honor.
- Antique propellers dating back to World War I, which were manufactured by Matthews Brothers Woodworking Company of Milwaukee.
- A twenty-two foot model of the LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II, sister ship of the LZ 129 Hindenburg.
- An exhibit dedicated to Milwaukee based Midwest Airlines, which operated out of Mitchell Airport.
- Milwaukee In Space is a presentation for a laser experiment from St. Mary's Hospital that was launched aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.
It is operated by The Friends of the Mitchell Gallery of Flight, a non-profit corporation formed to foster and promote the museum and its exhibits.
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