Seaplane Museum Biscarrosse

Permanent Exhibition

Permanent exhibition of the Seaplane Museum in Biscarrosse

The permanent exhibition of the Biscarrosse Seaplane Museum brings together nearly 1,200 images and objects staged in a thematic way in order to offer a total immersion to the visitor.


Embark for the world of Seaplanes !

The permanent exhibition: the seaplane from 1910 to the present day

The visit will take you approximately 1 hour and a half
The Biscarrosse Seaplane Museum invites you to dive into the history of aeronautics and discover the destiny of air freighters, closely linked to the Landes’ cultural heritage...
Seaplane Museum Collections

The visit is chronologically organized:


  • 1910-1925: the pioneers of seaplane and racing seaplane
  • 1930-1954: the advances of the Aéropostale (Frech Airmail Services) with the creation of the Latécoère base and the advent of international mail transport by seaplanes
  • The seaplane at the time of the 1st world war
  • The seaplanes’ utility during the interwar period
  • The seaplane aviation during the 2nd World War
  • The particular missions of seaplanes in modern times


The visit begins as soon as you arrive with a "must-see" in our collection: an American "Grumman Albatross", unique in France !


Overview the Seaplane Museum’s permanent exhibition

Musée de l’Hydraviation
Musée de l’Hydraviation

Contact us

Seaplane Museum
332, rue Louis Breguet
40600 Biscarrosse
05 58 78 00 65
Opening HoursJanuary : closed all month
September - June : Tuesday to Sunday
from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | closed Mondays
July - August: 7 days a week
from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Public holidays: contact us
Contact us



  • Ville de Biscarrosse
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Ministère de la Culture
  • Association des Amis du Musée
  • Musée de France
  • Bisca Grands Lacs
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