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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Guest Aircraft SNB-1 “Kansan”
Guest Aircraft SNB-1 “Kansan”
June 16, 2019
The Beechcraft SNB-1 "Kansan" is a Navy version of the venerable Army AT-11 "Kanasan". During World War II, the Kansan was used extensively as a bombardier/navigator trainer and gunner...
AirExpo Volunteers Needed
AirExpo Volunteers Needed
May 20, 2019
Have you been to AirExpo and wondered what is what like to work behind the scenes? You can find out by volunteering this year! Wings of the North is always looking for individuals to help...
New Spaceflight Exhibit
New Spaceflight Exhibit
May 13, 2019
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, Wings of the North has a new exhibit featuring spaceflight items. Many of these items are on loan from NASA's Joh...
New Display for Museum
New Display for Museum
March 9, 2019
A new display is under construction in our hangar. It will be a diorama of a forward airfield control tower featuring our actual WWII vacuum tube and crystal field radios currently on displ...
New Addition to the Museum
New Addition to the Museum
March 6, 2019
The museum recently acquired a US Marine Corps Mess Dress uniform that belonged to Henry "Hank" Bourgeois. Hank was a decorated F4U Corsair pilot with VMF-214 in World War II. VMF-214 was...
AirExpo Tickets Now Available
AirExpo Tickets Now Available
January 25, 2019
AirExpo planning is underway and it is shaping up to be better than ever with the return of the B-17G Flying Fortress Yankee Lady to the show. AirExpo tickets are now available on Tick...