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Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum

5151 Orth Road, Poplar Grove, IL 61065


The museum was established to preserve history and educate youth about the significant contributions made to our country by winged and wheeled vehicles.

The Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum is dedicated to Pre-WWII transportation history. Located on the Poplar Grove Airport (C77) in northern Illinois, the Museum is on 12 acres and has several early 20th century airplane hangars and automotive garages which have been saved from destruction and relocated to our campus where they have been renovated for future generations to enjoy. Our mission focuses not only preserving history, but also educating people. With that in mind, we offer a variety of outreach programs to area grade schools, field trips, summer camps, lectures, and a scholarship program.

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