Silent Wings Museum Rental Info

The Silent Wings Museum is a fascinating and historic facility located within walking distance of Lubbock Aero FBO at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport. Housing the restored WACO CG-4A, mainstay of the U.S. glider force, it preserves and promotes the history of the World War II military glider program.

The museum's atmosphere embodies an era of swing music and patriotism providing an ideal setting for receptions, business meetings and other special events.

Facility Rental Hours

Please call or email for Rental availability. Rental availability is subject to Silent Wings Museum programming and previously scheduled Rentals. To rent the Silent Wings Museum Hangar or  Patriot Plaza call: 806.775.3049 or email

The Facility

Begin your World War II adventure in the theatre with a fifteen-minute program, Silent Wings: The Story of the World War II Glider Program.

Timeline, Hangar and Combat Galleries
View photographs and artifacts, including a fully restored WACO CG-4A glider, airborne equipment, and our living exhibit: the British Horsa Glider restoration project.

Adams Library and Reading Room
Home to an extensive archive and book collection about the World War II military glider program. Please note that any access to the Adams Library is by appointment only. To schedule your appointment, please contact the Curator at (806) 775-3334.

Patriot Plaza
The plaza creates an outdoor area to honor and memorialize glider pilots and other fallen heroes who supported the pilots for their contribution to the past war efforts.

Rental Information

The Hangar and Patriot Plaza are available for rental.