A virtual wonderland for aeronautics lovers and history afficionados, HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum in Bangalore is an informative yet entertaining experience to have. The first of its kind in India, the HAL Heritage Aerospace Museum was established in 2001 and takes you to a fascinating journey of aviation in India.
Timings: 9 am to 5 pm (All days)
Location: HAL Old Airport Road, Marathahalli, Bangalore, Karnataka
Fees: Adults Rs.50, Children from 4-18 years Rs.30, Kids up to 3 years – Free (Additional charges for camera)
Established by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in 2001, HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum will offer you an enlightening experience and blow your mind with its vibrant collection of aerospace models. The museum is one of the major tourist attractions of Bangalore and was established with an aim to enlighten the people about the journey of HAL, the principal and most significant aeronautics company of Asia. The museum showcases an impressive collection of aircraft models, fighter planes, and helicopters. Along with this, the museum also has a reference library, a mock air traffic control tower, aircraft simulators, and an aeromodelling club to make your trip worth every minute.
Visitors can easily see the depiction of the Indian aviation industry and the giant laps it has taken both in the commercial sector and in defense too, offering visitors an all-inclusive aerospace experience in the most efficient and safe atmosphere possible. You will get a good insight into the history of aeronautics in India and of HAL, all of their experiments, achievements, failures, possibilities, and most of all get a sight of some of the few powerful assets of the Indian Air Force. The place is like a dream not only for an aviation buff but also for a commoner.
Presently, the HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum is the largest and massive aeronautical complex in South Asia in terms of manufacturing, maintenance, expansion, and demonstration of aircraft, helicopters, and their accessories.
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