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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

9 Norton Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571
+1 845-752-3200
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Amazing Classic Planes

Recently visited the Rhinebeck Aerodrome and had a wonderful time seeing classic planes...the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Southington, Connecticut
An Awesome Trip to the Past

This is a great place for people who are curious about the beginnings of flight and World War I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a true “living” museum of antique aviation located in the historic town of Rhinebeck, New York. We present one of the largest collections of early aeroplanes in the world, as well as automobiles, motorcycles, early engines and memorabilia spanning the period from 1900-1939. During our exciting weekend air shows, the Aerodrome turns back the hands of time and relives the early years of aviation (weather permitting). This colorful era is brought back to life amidst the roar of rotary engines and is great entertainment for all ages. The Saturday shows chronicle the history of flight with pioneer, World War I and Lindbergh era aircraft taking to the skies. If the winds are calm you will even see our 1909 Bleriot (the oldest flying aircraft in the United States) take to the air. The Sunday shows feature a World War I dogfight as well as barnstorming aircraft. In addition to weekend aerial demonstrations, the Aerodrome also offers four museum buildings housing static displays of aircraft from the pioneer, World War I and Lindbergh/barnstorming eras which are open to the public seven days a week from May to October.
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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
9 Norton Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571
+1 845-752-3200

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently visited the Rhinebeck Aerodrome and had a wonderful time seeing classic planes...the Aerodrome contains some 60 restored of the pioneer, WWI and Lindberg era, including the 1909 Bleirot XI (which look like a dragon fly), the 1918 German Fokker, the 1930 DeHavallind and many...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for people who are curious about the beginnings of flight and World War I. Do not go on a weekday since there are no air shows. We made online reservations on a Saturday night for the next day. Price included...More

Thank rose7891
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is extremely pathetic on a weekday. There are no shows. All that is open is the "museum", and the gift shop. In order to access the museum, you have to go through the Gift Shop. However, it is $12 per person,...More

1  Thank Fennekin1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went probably in August 2016 and I had a great time! The air show was very fun and great for the kids! I loved the souvenirs I got and most of the staff was so kind. The only complaint I have is when I...More

Thank vsmith123456
Old_Rhinebeck, General Manager at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, we are very sorry that you didn't have a good experience with one of our staff members. Please send us your mailing address to info@oldrhinebeck.org and we would be happy to send you airshow passes to come back another time and enjoy the show.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting combo of museum viewing and air show. We toured the museum with 2 pilots who served in WWII so we were treated with some great stories. The air show was a lot of fun for any age. Slower pace than the big shows...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've wanted to go since I first saw a special about it on TV years ago. I live in Colorado and finally had the opportunity to get back for a visit. In fact I planned my trip around this event. As a pilot I was...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love vintage aircraft, vintage engines and transportation vehicles this is a definite must visit site, We wished we could have seen the airshow but the wheater did not cooperate. The gentlemen on site were very informative and helpful.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must attend show for all ages and really good for family's. A super museum and and super fun WW1 airplane air show!!! Totally fun to see these antique airplanes flying, don't miss this when in the area...

Thank santaron
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This was stepping back in time. Seeing the early aeroplanes. Some shoewing their age others in the restoration process. Weekend they fly some of the palnes weather permitting

Thank KM226211
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A great living museum. The "exhibits" fly, and aren't just on static display. Serious flying, with a bit of cornball humor thrown in. All levels of visitors are there, from aviation nuts, to families with little kids, and there is something for everyone. Of course...More

Thank BobsBeenThereToo
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Old_Rhinebeck | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your inquiry! The Museum and grounds are open May 1 through October 31. Airshows start Mid June, but we do not have the dates set for the airshows yet for 2018. Biplane rides usually start sometime in... More
5 June 2017|
Response from barbara m | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know the answer but would just check with the aerodrome when making your reservations. My guess is they will be flexible
Dana C
21 October 2016|
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Response from Old_Rhinebeck | Property representative |
Hi, the biplane rides are about 15 minutes long. They run from Mid May to the end of October (weather depending) and are first come first served on weekends during the airshow season. They are $75 per person, we require at... More