Hours & Directions

Aviation Museum & Library, June 2022


Open daily, 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, closed holidays
The Aviation Museum and Library is located pre-security on the Departures Level of the International Terminal Main Hall. The Museum and Library is free; there is no admission charge and no airline ticket is needed. Library use and research services are by appointment only, from 10:00am to 3:30pm, Sunday through Friday, except holidays. Appointments must start by or before 3:00pm.

Closure Notice
Wednesday, June 5, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monday, June 10, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Tuesday, June 25, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Contact Information

Telephone: 650.821.9900 (or 19900 on any Airport courtesy telephone)
Administrative office: 650.821.6700 (or 16700 on any Airport courtesy telephone)
Library and research appointments: librarian@flysfo.com
Donation inquiries: museum.collections@flysfo.com
Exhibition and general inquiries: curator@flysfo.com

SFO Aviation Museum and Library Location Map


Visit www.BART.gov for schedule. The BART station at SFO is in the International Terminal, Departures Level. Exit the Bart station and cross the Main Hall past the airline ticket counters toward Boarding Area A. Just before the security checkpoint entrance at Boarding A, turn to the left and proceed a few steps to the aviation museum and library entrance.

By Car
From Highway 101 North or South, take the airport exit. You can park in either the International Garages or the Domestic Garage. Proceed to International Terminal, Departures Level (this is Level 3 in the International Terminal) by AirTrain to the International Terminal A station or by foot. At the entrance to Boarding Area A, just before the security checkpoint, turn to the left and proceed a few steps to the aviation museum and library entrance.

From Within the Airport
Proceed to the International Terminal Departures Level, which is Level 3. The Museum is before and to the left of the security checkpoint entrance for Boarding Area A.

For additional information on ground transportation to SFO, please visit https://www.flysfo.com/passengers/ground-transportation.