We preserve the history of the Navy's premier full-spectrum weapons research, development, and test facility located in the Upper Mojave Desert on board the Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, California.

Come learn and see what we are all about.


A large variety of present and past, US Navy aircraft, weapons and technology are available at the Museum for close up viewing and scrutiny. In addition the Museum has a well stocked gift shop with books, videos, clothing and other paraphernalia relative to the museum's exhibits.

 Entrance to the Museum is free!


2017 Dinner Auction: Saturday May 13th

Tickets on sale now for the 2017 Dinner Action! Buy them here, at the Museum, or the Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce



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