To be a world-class museum focusing on all aspects of Aerospace History.
Preservation and display of historic air and space artifacts
Educational programs to foster the spirit of flight in today's youth and in future generations
Founded in 1982 as the St. Louis Aviation Museum, a tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Initially located at Creve Coeur Airport then at Spirit of St. Louis Airport enduring the disastrous floods of 1986 and 1993.
Closed public displays facility in September 2001 and moved artifacts to storage.
Re-opened museum as Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum at historic St. Louis Downtown Airport in January 2005.