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Lyon Air Museum

  • Lyon Air Museum
  • Lyon Air Museum
  • Lyon Air Museum
  • Lyon Air Museum
  • Lyon Air Museum

Lyon Air Museum exhibit is comprised of authentic, aircraft, rare vehicles and related memorabilia, with emphasis on the event of the 20th century – World War II. Through captivating and thought provoking exhibits based in historical scholarship, visitors gain a better understanding of the important role the United States plays in shaping world history.

Meetings & Events

Nestled in the heart of Orange County on the west side of John Wayne Airport, our 30,000 square foot hangar features a pristine collection of historic aircraft and classic vehicles from World War II era. These exhibits are true pieces of living history and provide a wealth of knowledge that fascinates and inspires visitors of all ages.

Our facility is a unique event venue that provides an ideal setting for galas, corporate events, memorial service, anniversaries, birthdays, holiday parties, fashion shows, and wedding receptions. The stunning backdrop of John Wayne Airport’s runway is quite a treat for guests as they dine, dance, and socialize among the wings of vintage aircraft. The pristinely kept exhibits throughout our breathtaking banquet hall create an ambience that is sure to make your next event the talk of the town.

We look forward to celebrating with you and hosting your next event here at Lyon Air Museum.


  • Unique views from the John Wayne Airport tarmac
  • Access to view all aircrafts belonging to William Lyon’s personal collection
  • Knowledgeable museum docents available to describe aircrafts on display
  • 30 person movie theater available to play classic films, personal DVDs or slide shows
  • No noise decibel restrictions until 11:00 am
  • 12hr venue rental, allowing ample time for load-in and load-Out
  • Floor-to-ceiling doors opening to the tarmac
  • Grand entrance from private jet on tarmac available with approval
  • Exclusive use of the 30,000 square foot property
  • 100 On-Site parking spaces (valet suggested for groups over 100)

Yelp Based on 172 Reviews Yelp

Definitely a great place to learn about the the man and airplanes that served in World War II. There are some interactive exhibits that let your kids (and... More

Thanks to Groupon I found out about this aerospace museum next to the John Wayne Airport. It's pretty small so it should only take you 1-2 hour max if you... More

museum tucked away behind John Wayne Airport. Costs 13 bucks to get in and the parking. Take about an 1-2 hours to look through and read everything.... More

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