The Museum of Aviation in Hannover/Laatzen

Explore the history of aviation through more than 4,500 exhibits located in 3,500 m² of exhibition space, both indoors and in the openair. There’s so much to discover. The Museum has

As well as planes we also have pilot’s clothing, books, documents, carriages, vehicles and general day to day items to see and to marvel at.

The exhibits are arranged in a chronological order with information in both English and German, allowing guests to easily explore the history of aviation at their own leisure.

We also offer expert tours, through which you can learn many more interesting details about the history of aviation


In addition to the numerous civil exhibits we also have several military aircraft, which will be the highpoint of your visit. - An original Royal Air Force Spitfire — the only example in a German museum. - The only surviving Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-2 - The first Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8 displaid in Germany since the end of the Second World War.

As well as the aircraft exhibits, we also have a number of other attractions including a reconstruction of the recovery of four JU 52s in the Arctic Circle during the summer of 1986, a photographic display depicting the retrieval of numerous Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8s and our latest exhibit, a General-Electric CF6-50 jumbo engine.