The museum is open all year round with the exception of a few holidays. The museum contains a variety of planes purchased with visitor donations. Some of their airplanes include the , , and . One of the museum's most popular planes is the . The Swallow OX-5 was designed for warfare and was built by Matty Laird. The plane, retired after eighty years of service, is used to provide rides to people coming to the museum. Visitors who have taken the plane ride offered by the museum can receive an EAA Eagle Flight Certificate and become a member of the located in the museum. There is also a program for kids called the membership.