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Wings Over the Rockies was established in 1994. Its mission is "to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future."
The mission of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future.
Wings Over the Rockies has been designated by the State Legislature as Colorado's Official Air and Space Museum in 1997.
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum publishes an Annual Report each January. Annual Reports are available as downloadable PDFs and are available from the year 2006 and on.
Located in the former Lowry AFB on the east side of Denver, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is housed in the 30,000 sq. ft. World War II-era Hangar No. 1.
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space MuseumAddress:
The law designating the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum as the official Colorado state museum is found in the Colorado Revised Statutes Title 24, Part 9, Sections 24-80-914 reflecting changes current through all laws passed at the First Regular Session of the Seventieth General Assembly of the State of Colorado (2015)
TITLE 24. GOVERNMENT - STATE
STATE HISTORY, ARCHIVES, AND EMBLEMS
ARTICLE 80.STATE HISTORY, ARCHIVES, AND EMBLEMS
PART 9. STATE EMBLEMS AND SYMBOLS
C.R.S. 24-80-914 (2014)
24-80-914. State museum
The wings over the rockies air and space museum is hereby made and declared to be the official state air and space museum of the state of Colorado.
HISTORY: Source: L. 97: Entire section added, p. 95, 2, effective August 6.
Editor's note: This section was originally numbered as 24-80-915 but renumbered to follow standard C.R.S. numbering format.