Now on Exhibit!

Currently on display: Trophies of aerobatic aviatrix, Tracy Pilurs.IMG_0751

The lives of two WASP, Marilyn "Mitzie" Miller Saunders, and Margaret "Maggie" Ray Ringenberg. Saunders, an Ohio native, earned her pilot's license at the age of 16, and join the WASP in January 1944. After the disbandment of the WASP, she flew locally here in Ohio and logged over 1,100 hours. Ringenberg, was one of the first members of the WASP. She later became an instructor as well as a race pilot. She logged over 40,000 hours, circled the world twice, and was a valued trustee of IWASM. Click here for a glimpse!

The life of Ruby Wine Sheldon as a member of the US Geological Survey where she flew missions from the Panama Canal to Alaska. Click here for a virtual tour.

"This is Mission Control...Women in Mission Control," features NASA's female mission controllers. Many of the items were used and donated by former controller and award-winning author Marianne Dyson. Click here for a virtual tour.

Tribute to the Challenger disaster for its 30th anniversary, and to the Columbia disaster for its 13th anniversary. Click here for a virtual tour.

Showcase of artifacts from Painesville, Ohio native, Margaret Hurlburt. Click here for a virtual tour.

Permanent Exhibitions

Currently the museum has on display a number of women who have made an impact in air & space including Amelia Earhart, Ruth Nichols, Bessie Coleman, Harriet Quimby, Katharine Wright, the WASP, Jackie Cochran and more!

Exhibits are open during regular airport hours, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily.

Gallery Guide

Click on the map image to the right to download a pdf of our gallery guide to help plan your visit.

Traveling Exhibitions

IWASM offers traveling exhibits to libraries, schools and other organizations interested in highlighting women in the aviation and aerospace industries. For more information, click here.