About the Museum
The Mid-America Air Museum is the largest aviation museum in Kansas and the 5th largest in the nation. It is home to more than 105 aircraft and serves as an interactive educational resource for all visitors.
The museum interprets and preserves the history of flight through its collection of aircraft and related artifacts, its exhibits and its public programs. The museum strives for recognition as an outstanding air museum with engaging exhibits and a major collection of historically significant aircraft.
Liberal was once home to a major Beech Aircraft manufacturing facility. Liberal was a B-24 Liberator pilot training base during World War II. The museum was established to help preserve a proud local and national aviation heritage. The late Colonel Tom Thomas, Jr. donated his personal collection of over 50 planes to the museum.
Self-Guided & Guided Tours
Independent visitors to the museum take self-guided tours. However, guided tours are available for school, church, corporate, and other tour groups. Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Tours must be booked in advance.
There are 2 electric carts are available at no charge for use by elderly, disabled, or injured visitors.