HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum

Open Time : 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Entry : free

Address : HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum, HAL Old Airport Road, HAL GB Quaters, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Website :

Phone : 080 2231 8341

Why to visit HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum

The HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum at Old Airport Road, which opened its doors in 2001, is India's first aerospace museum and a fascinating destination to visit to learn about the history of flight and aviation. Even some simulators are available for you to test out for a brief experience of being a pilot.

What not to miss?

  • Gallery: The museum's exhibition area is divided into two halls where objects are displayed. You can see every development in aeronautics, aviation, and aerospace engineering in the first hall. 

You will have the opportunity to view real models of numerous old and new aircraft, their components, engines, and much more in the second hall. 

You can witness actual aeroplanes with names like KIRAN, AJEET, CANBERRA, MARUT, HT-2, LAKSHAY, MIG - 21, and many others at the outdoor aircraft exhibit.

  • Sustainability Development Park: This museum has a park inside of it that tries to educate visitors about sustainable resources. The solar panel system, biogas plant, and hybrid windmills are just a few of the excellent models found in this park.
  • Flight Simulator: Another interesting item is located inside the museum. A simulator game is available in this museum. Playing this game will allow you to simulate flying an aeroplane.

Price for basic simulator game – Rs. 50

Price for motion simulator game – Rs. 100

  • Air Traffic Control Tower: You can visit the replica Air Traffic Control Tower at the HAL Museum to gain first-hand knowledge of how the aviation sector functions.
  • Library: Make your way to the museum's library, where you may access books, slides, and audio and video materials about aerospace.

Things to do around:

  • Garden: The museum complex includes an orchidarium, rose garden, and herbal garden, each of which is home to a diverse array of exotic plant species.
  • Gift Shop: You can buy replica aircraft and other mementos in the museum's gift store.
  • Cafeteria: After viewing all the exhibits, you may refuel at the museum's well stocked cafeteria.

How to reach?

  • Nearest Bus Stop: HAL Kalyana Mantap (1 km)
  • Nearest Railway Station: Cantonment Railway Station (13 km)

Nearby Attractions:

  • Shivoham Shiva Temple (4 km)
  • Murugeshpalya Shiva Temple (4 km)
  • Chinnappanahalli Lake Park (5 km)
  • Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple (7 km)
  • Virginia Mall (7 km)

Entry Fees:

  • Adult – Rs. 50
  • Students (with ID card) – Rs. 30
  • Children ( From 4 to 18 years ) – Rs. 30

Additional Charges:

  • Still Camera – Rs. 50
  • Video Camera – Rs. 75

FAQ on HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum

How to reach HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum?

Nearby the HAL Police Station on Old Airport Road, the HAL Aerospace Museum is a 10-kilometer walk from Bangalore City Railway Station. You can take a cab to the museum from the station or from any other location in the city. Finding it won't be a problem because it is a very popular site.

What is the HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum's admission price?

The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is INR 50 for adults, INR 30 for children (up to the age of 18), and free for children under the age of three. Cameras and stimulators are subject to different fees.

What are the prices for the games in the HAL Aerospace Heritage Centre and Museum's Flight Simulator section?

It costs INR 50 per person to play simple simulator games and INR 100 to play motion simulator games.

What are the nearby attractions close to HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum?

The nearby attractions include: Shivoham Shiva Temple (4 km), Murugeshpalya Shiva Temple (4 km), and Chinnappanahalli Lake Park (5 km).

What are the nearby restaurants close to HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum?

The nearby restaurants include: Grill Hut (0.4 km), California Burrito (0.8 km), and Ching’s (0.8 km).

Does the HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum have parking? Are there any fees?

There is a parking area, and parking there is free.

Special Tip

I suggest you to use the flight simulator and visit the mock ATC tower when you are there. When you visit the museum, get a pamphlet to learn more about the location and gain a better grasp of everything. A little store in the museum complex offers cheap snacks and coffee/tea drinks.

By Mehrosh Shamim

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