7016 SE Forbers Avenue

The Combat Air Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to the creation of facilities and resources for the education of the local and regional communities through the collection, preservation, conservation and exhibition of aircraft, information, artifacts, technology and art associated with the military aviation history of the United States of America.

38 aircraft ranging from the earliest aviation period to the present day, including 7 WWI replica aircraft Historic aircraft engines of many sizes and types, including a rare Whittle Gas Turbine Engine An extensive display of artifacts and
Highlights of our collection include a Grumman Panther, Tiger and Tomcat; Mig 15, 17 and 21; Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion and CH-54A Skycrane; Lockheed EC-121T
March-Dec: Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Sundays: Noon - 4:30 pm No new visitors admitted after 3:30 pm. Jan 2nd - Feb 28/29th Everyday: Mon - Sun Noon - 4:30 pm No new visitors admitted after 3:30 pm
Gift Shop

The Combat Air Museum is located near the south end of Topeka Regional Airport, formerly Forbes AFB and originally Topeka Army Air Field. During your visit you may see our neighbors flying from the airport: Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers of the 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard and Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawks of the 1-108th Aviation Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard. You may see a variety of other military aircraft in the pattern, taking advantage of the long runway, light traffic and great barbeque at the fixed base operation Million Air in the terminal building!

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125 SE Airport E. Drive 0.6 km

The Museum is home to the 35th Division Museum. It includes 36 pieces of military equipment outside–airplanes, helicopters, tanks, artillery, jeeps, trucks, artillery tractors, etc. The Museum includes over 125 inside exhibits, including exhibits on the Civil War, Indian Wars in Kansas, Spanish-American War, Mexican Border War of 1916, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm-Desert Shield, and the Global Wars on Terrorism–Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. The Museum includes the Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame, a MAS*H replica of the “Swamp,” an original oil portrait of Adolph Hitler, a Snowgoose UAV, and Maj Daniel Forbes.

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