The Collings Foundation opens its doors to the public June 18th and 19th Celebrating our 9th Wings and Wheels Open House.

 The Collings Foundation’s Wings and Wheels Open House exhibits New England’s finest collection of automobiles and aircraft in a true Living History Event. New England’s Best Kept Secret!

Nowhere else in the world will you be able to see Duesenberg’s 1932 Duesenberg, Al Capone’s 1940 Cadillac, Michael Andretti’s 1995 Lola/Ford XB race winning car all under one roof – then hop into a fully restored North American AT-6 Texan Fighter Trainer or PT-17 Stearman and take to the skies in a flight you will never forget. In addition to viewing the collection and flights we will have a very unique displays and exhibitions of past and modern tactical robots, steam machines, model aircraft, rocketry, historical fire equipment and more.

WHAT:  The Collings Foundation is opening its doors during the Wings and Wheels Open House, June 18th and 19th. See the incredible collection of over 90 automobiles, carriages, racecars, military equipment and airplanes. We will be offering T-6 Texan and PT-17 Stearman rides for those who want a birds-eye view of the event! One hour Texan flights are $450 and half hour Stearman flights are $230. Watch the R/C planes perform their incredible aerobatics, and get a close view of many operational historical jewels and see the unique robot displays and exhibitions from Nashoba High School FIRST program and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. WWII Veteran presentations and displays – A great time for all. Food will be available.

WHERE: The Wings and Wheels Open House will be held at the Foundation’s Headquarters: 137 Barton Road, Stow MA. For a detailed map go to: http://www.collingsfoundation.org/directions.

WHEN: The Wings and Wheels Open House takes place over Father’s Day weekend: June 18th and 19th, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Entrance fee is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years and younger.

WHO: The Collings Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit educational foundation devoted to organizing “living history” events that allows people to learn more about their heritage and history through direct participation. In addition to a large collection of vintage automobile and aircraft, the foundation operates the Nationwide WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, which is in its 22nd year and visits an average of 110 cities in over 35 states annually. Since its start, tens of millions of people have seen the B-17, B-24 & and P-51 display at locations everywhere. The WINGS OF FREEDOM tour is one of the most extraordinary and unique interactive traveling historical displays of its kind.

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