Montelimar Aviation Museum (Fr. Musée Européen de l’Aviation de Chasse) is located in the Drôme department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in Southeastern France.

It’s a nonprofit aviation heritage museum since 1987 with hangars housing fighter planes & civil aircrafts.

Located on Montélimar aerodrome, a few minutes from the historic center of the nougat capital, the European Museum of air fighters offers you to embark on an exceptional adventure: on a total surface area of over 25,000 m² ( including 5,000 m² of covered surfaces), discover a unique collection of 66 legendary airplanes, but also reactors, fabulous giant or miniature models, a transmissions museum, a real SE 210 Caravelle open to the public, and a showcase on the restoration workshop …

Address: Chemin de l’entrée de l’Aérodrome, 26200 Montélimar, France

OPENING

All year round, every day.

Exceptional closures on January 1 and December 25.

Weekdays: from November to February from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m., from March to October closing at 5.30 p.m. and July August closing at 6.30 p.m.

Weekends and holidays: from November to February, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and from March to October from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

PRICES

Adult: € 7.50 (+13 years old)
Child: 5 € (from 7 to 12 years old included)
Adult group package: € 6.50


Child group package: € 4 (1 free / 25 people).

Free for children under 7 years.

Shortest distances by car:

From Paris (tolls): 6 hr 6 min (609 km) via A6

From Lyon (tolls): 1 hr 44 min (149 km) via A7

From Marseille (tolls): 1 hr 45 min (167 km) via A7

From Biarritz (tolls): 6 hr 24 min (693 km) via A64 and A9

From Nantes (tolls): 8 hr 1 min (828 km) via A71

From Bordeaux (tolls): 5 hr 55 min (633 km) via A62 and A9

From Toulouse (tolls): 3 hr 43 min (391 km) via A61 and A9

From Monaco (tolls): 3 hr 21 min (346 km) via A8 and A7

From Andorra (tolls): 5 hr 32 min (518 km) via A9

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