Wings of the North

Welcome to Wings of the North Air Museum – a dynamic learning hub where we:

  • Restore and showcase flying aircraft to bring history to life
  • Honor Minnesota’s aviation pathfinders and veterans through exhibits and events
  • Provide experiences to inspire young people to explore opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
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In the News

New Exhibit
New Exhibit
February 26, 2020
A new display was installed in the gallery over the last weekend. It’s a 1/4 scale Ryan Broughm B-5 uncovered airplane frame. The model was donated to the museum by Michael Wallman and was
Restoration Tour
Restoration Tour
February 26, 2020
Greg Kaminski, our resident BT-15 Guru, provided a very interesting talk about our team’s restoration project. The BT stands for Basic Trainer used during World War II as the aircraft in be
Greetings from the Board
January 9, 2020
The Wings of the North Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Larsen as President of Wings of the North organization. In this capacity Jack will be responsible fo...
Ricky Snyder “Balloon Boy” Reminisces his Unplanned Free-flight Balloon Ride
Ricky Snyder “Balloon Boy” Reminisces his Unplanned Free-flight Balloon Ride
December 26, 2019
https://youtu.be/X1qQ3TYjI-Y December 14, 2019 (50 yr anniversary) Wings of the North Air Museum hosted Rick Snyder as he reminisced about his unplanned free-flight hot air balloon ...
Artifact Voices
November 25, 2019
We have posted the first of a series of short videos called Artifact Voices on our YouTube channel that we are making that describe items we have in the museum. Various docents will give vo...
BT-15 Roars to Life
BT-15 Roars to Life
September 30, 2019
Wings Restorations (the restoration arm of Wings of the North) has been restoring a Vultee BT-15 since its acquisition in 2004. After the BT-15 entered the civilian market in 1946, it spen...