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Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton, OH

The Liberty Aviation Museum and The Tin Goose Diner are located next door to the Erie-Ottawa International Airport KPCW Carl R. Keller Field. The museum opened in July 2012 and the restored 1950s diner, The Tin Goose Diner grand opened Labor Day weekend in 2012. The Tin Goose Diner is open: 7 days, 7AM-7PM. The museum hours are: Sun-Thurs 10am-4pm, Fri Sat 10am-5pm Please call/email or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to hear of extended hours for the summer or shortened hours for fall/winter. There is a small fee to tour the museum. The Liberty Aviation Museum is home to Georgie's Gal, a B-25J Mitchell WWII bomber built in 1945 also recently restored. The B-25 is currently not on display. The bomber is receiving new fuel tanks in California Some of the display/ground vehicles include a 1941 Dodge ambulance, 2 WWII Willy's Jeeps, a German 37mm AA gun, German Horch Truck, German Field Kitchen, German Kubel, 3 BMW Motorcycles, Tiger Tank Replica, Hetzer Tank Replica, Panther Tank Replica, 2 WWII PT boats under current restoration. PT-728 will go on display at the museum during restoration when the new museum hangar expansion opens around Memorial Day weekend.

The museum's recent acquisition of a 1928 Ford Tri-Motor City of Wichita/City of Port Clinton is currently on tour with EAA offering flight experiences throughout the year. The aircraft will return 4 times in 2015 including May 21-15, June 30-July 5, Aug 25-30, Oct 12-18. To learn more and to book your flight on the tour, . Please note that not all vehicles and visiting aircraft/watercraft are on display. If traveling out to see a specific item, please call to verify. Our displays include WWII weaponry and uniforms and more local history from the Tri-motor heritage foundation in the gallery.

Follow our pages below for more info on our events, specials, and to follow the PT-728 Thomcat's restoration! If you are interested in seeing the museum when flying in: we have limited parking behind our hangar for small aircraft as long as no special events are going on. Larger planes and if the ramp is full or a special event is going on, guests can park at the airport. Shuttle service is available. Either radio in to FBO as taxiing in or call the museum and inquire about a shuttle. Prior to parking behind the museum on the ramp, please radio to FBO and verify ramp is open. At times, we do close our ramp to accommodate for special events. Any questions? Call 419-732-0234 or email: Please check out our websites for schedule of events and other things going on at the museum! LIKE and FOLLOW us!

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EAA 1247 Tin Goose Chapter, based out of the airport and museum.


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Latitude: 41-30-58.5732N
Longitude: 082-52-10.1524W
Elevation: 590
Fuel: 100LL Jet-A
CTAF: 122.8
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3515 East State Road
Port Clinton, OH (Local Weather)
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The Liberty Aviation Museum at night.  Located adjacent to the Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport Carl Keller Field in Port Clinton, OH. Submitted by Liberty Aviation Museum on 5/21/2013 Liberty Aviation Museum's B-25J Mitchell WWII Bomber Georgie's Gal. Recently restored by Aero Trader out of Chino, CA. Submitted by Liberty Aviation Museum on 5/21/2013
Liberty Aviation Museum's PT-728 Thomcat prior to restoration last summer in 2012.  The boat is currently undergoing restoration and should be completed sometime during the summer of 2013 and will be docked in the Port Clinton, OH area when complete. Please follow us on facebook and/or Twitter for more up to date info and current restoration photos!
or Submitted by Liberty Aviation Museum on 5/21/2013 The Tin Goose Diner attached to the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, OH adjacent to the Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport, Carl Keller Field.  All proceeds from the Tin Goose Diner are used to operate the Liberty Aviation Museum  the Tin Goose Diner.  Please follow us on facebook  Twitter for more info on hours  special events as well as specials in the diner! We are open year round!! Come through the front door of the museum to get to the Tin Goose Diner Submitted by Liberty Aviation Museum on 5/21/2013
Liberty Aviaton Museum's PT-728 Thomcat returning from stability testing in November of 2013.  The boat is projected to be completed in the summer of 2014.  To follow the PT-728 Thomcat and to see more photos of the boat, check us out on Twitter: and Facebook:
Photo by B.E. Maciag Submitted by Connie on 1/18/2014

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