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Construction Detour


The Liberty Aviation Museum and Tin Goose Diner remain OPEN and accessible throughout construction of the new exits off of US State Rte 2. To visit us if you are coming from the East or West, use the State Route 269 exit off of State Rte 2 for Marblehead. Bear right at the end of the exit, then right at the first stop sign. Proceed West about 2 miles to the Liberty Aviation Museum & Tin Goose Diner located on the field of the Erie-Ottawa International Airport (Carl Keller Field) (PCW).

From Catawba or Marblehead (not off of State Rte 2), off of State Rte 163, head south on State Route 53 (signs say local traffic only and we're local traffic), enter the museum entrance off of State Route 53 at our digital sign by the Shores & Islands Welcome Center on your right and follow the half circle to our gravel back drive. Follow the driveway along to the gravel parking area and continue to building one (Island Airlines white hangar and follow the side drive to the front parking area and park up front. Enter through the main entrance. Most GPS applications will get you to us; but if you need help, and/or lost, please feel free to call us at 419-732-0234. We'll do our best to get you to our location!

Visitor Information


Liberty Aviation Museum
Located on the field of the Erie-Ottawa International Airport (Carl Keller Field) (PCW)
3515 East State Road
Port Clinton, Ohio 43452

(419) 732-0234

Map to Liberty Aviation Museum. Click link to go to Google Maps.

Current Hours & Closures

Liberty Aviation Museum
& PX Gift Shop Hours

December 2023 Hours:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday OPEN by Appointment Only.
To schedule an appointment, call 419-732-0234 ext. 202 or message us at:

Thursday & Friday OPEN 10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday OPEN 10:00am - 5:00pm

OPEN on Christmas Eve, December 24th: 9:00am - 2:00pm
OPEN on New Year's Eve, December 31st: 10:00am - 4:00pm
CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, & New Year's Day.

We welcome all service animals and leashed pets in the museum. Service animals are only permitted inside the diner but we do welcome all leashed pets on our patio!
We are also handicap accessible! We have no steps and are located all on one level including our 1950s diner! We do have some tables in addition to our booths in the diner which are easily handicap accessible. Please call the Tin Goose Diner at 419-732-0236 or the Liberty Aviation Museum at 419-732-0234 if you have questions.

Tin Goose Diner HOURS

CLOSED for the 2023 Season

Re-opening in the Spring of 2024


Diner CLOSED until Spring 2024

To schedule your group tour or to rent our facility out, please call (419) 732-0234 Ext. 202 or Email us at

Questions? Email the Liberty Aviation Museum at or call 419-732-0234 with any questions.  To keep up-to-date, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most current information.  


Adult Admission $12.00

Children 6 years - 17 years: $8.00

Children 5 years & under: FREE

SENIORS 65+, VETERANS and ACTIVE MILITARY, & ADULT AAA MEMBERS SAVE $2.00 Off On Regular Adult Admission.**

Children of Veterans, Active Military or AAA, Save $1.00 on Admission.** ** Must present valid card.

Safety Rules

We want to ensure that your visit is a safe and enjoyable one. Please be mindful of the following SAFETY RULES.

The museum is a working museum with functional aircraft, vehicles, and other interactive displays. In order to prevent injuries to visitors or damage to our collection, please:

  • Do not touch, sit, or stand on any museum aircraft, vehicles, or displays.
  • Keep children under close supervision at all times.
  • Do not step or reach inside cordoned off areas.
  • When aircraft or vehicles are operating or in motion, please stand clear and follow the instructions of museum staff.
  • Be mindful of burn hazards due to hot surfaces such as engines and exhausts on aircraft and vehicles.

Museum Guide

PLEASE NOTE: As a working museum, Liberty Aviation Museum aircraft, vehicles, and historical artifects are continuously undergoing restoration and maintenance, and occasionally attending off-site events. As the museum expands, new items will be added, and visiting aircraft and vehicles may be temporarily on public display.

We hope the Museum Guide, below, and accompanying photos, help illustrate what the museum has to offer. However, they may not be representative of the exact exhibit on any given day. If you are planning a visit to see a specific aircraft or vehicle, feel free to call the museum at (419) 732-0234 to verify that it will be present at that time.

Diagram of the Liberty Aviation Museum

Hangar Two

8. Entrance to Hangar Two
9. Motorpool: Military Vehicle Collection and PT Boat Restoration
10. Hangar Two
11. Ford Tri-Motor Restoration
- (Tri-Motor Heritage Foundation web site)
12. Gallery Two - Military Aviation

Hangar One

1. E. State Road Entrance
2. Lobby, Front Desk, Restrooms, Gift Shop
3. Tin Goose Diner
- (Tin Goose Diner website)
4. Gallery One - Civilian Aviation
5. Classroom / Meeeting Room
6. Hangar One
7. Diner Patio, Exit to Hangar Two

Main Entrance Main Lobby, Front Desk, Gift Shop, Restrooms Gallery One. Civilian Aviation Tin Goose Diner Classroom Meeting Room Hangar Two Entrance to Tin Goose Diner. Exit to Diner Patio and Hangar Two Entrance to Hangar Two Motorpool. Historical Vehicles and PT Boat Restoration Ford Tri-Motor Restoration Hangar Two Gallery Two - Military Aviation