Pakistan Air ForceMuseum
Located adjacent to the PAF Base Faisal on the main Shahrah-e-Faisal, PAF Museum was inaugurated on 14th August, 1997 by the then Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abbas Khattak; and subsequently opened to the general public in October, 1997.
“PAF Museum not only preserves the history of PAF but also helps create greater harmony between the PAF and general public. It also carries and conveys an inherent message that we can make and maintain our environment clean and green by collective efforts!”
Amid the lush green lawns, different aircraft including,F-86 Sabre, F-104 Starfighter, Mirage, FT-6, F-6, T-33, U-Mig15, MFI-17 (Mushshak), Aero Commander, Antonov An-12, Beech D-95A (Travel Air), T-6G (Harvard), Huskie (Helicopter), etc and other Air Defence equipment have been displayed. Besides, a souvenir shop has also been established for the visitors.
A huge archives gallery houses the other rare relics like the Viking – Quaid-e-Azam’s aircraft, an Indian Gnat aircraft which was force landed at Pasroor in 1965 war and many more. Four PCs have also been placed inside the archives gallery, which provide information about different aspects of the PAF. There are four sub-galleries inside; one depicts the history of aerial warfare through model aircraft and paintings while the other one shows different fighter aircraft models of the world. Two galleries are dedicated to the “SHOHADA” and heroes of 1965 & 1971 wars. There are two open galleries: one shows the achievements of different squadrons while the other one shows the achievements / history of PAF Bases through rare photographs and the reprints of paintings.
Moreover, Schools / Institutional and organizational visits are also conducted by the museum. Advance co-ordination and information of these visits is appreciated to facilitate the visitors.
A canteen caters for small needs of the visitors. Cold / hot drinks, mineral water, beverages and snacks are available at market rates. A fun land for the children with swings and merry-go-rounds is also available. The newly installed entertainment simulator is a new and unique experience to the visitors.
Friday: 03:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 09:00am - 10:00pm
*Open daily throughout the year
Adults: PKR 100/-
Children (3-12 years): PKR 50/-
Students with ID Card: PKR 50/-
Defence Personnel & their Families: PKR 50/-
Children under 3 years: FREE
Senior Citizens above 60 years: FREE
Handicapped & Special Citizens: FREE
Car / Jeep / Van: PKR 50/-
Motor Cycle / Scooter / Rickshaw: PKR 30/-
Bus / Coaster: PKR 300/-
*Wheel chairs are available for disabled persons.
- Please keep the museum clean. No littering is allowed.
- Any kind of sporting activity is not allowed within Museum premises.
- Please do not touch the aircraft, radars and other exhibits at the museum.
- Please do not leave the kids unattended. Stay with them all the time.
- PAF Museum is a completely smoke-free zone.
- Kindly cooperate with the museum staff.
- Please follow proper dress code at Museum (wearing of 'Shorts' is not allowed).
- The museum management reserves the right to refuse admission/entry of any person.