Snoopy the Red Baron – Charles Schulz temporary exhibit coming to Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS — Charles Schulz introduced Snoopy as the World War I Flying Ace in 1965, and over the decades the Flying Ace has become one of Snoopy’s most recognizable personas.

This traveling exhibition from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, titled Snoopy and the Red Baron, tells the full story of the charismatic and beloved character, from the origin of the story line, to how Schulz researched all aspects of World War I to bring authenticity to the strips. Snoopy and the Red Baron brings the full story of the World War I Flying Ace to life.

The exhibition will delight fans who grew up with the Ace, and introduce new audiences to Snoopy’s adventures in the sky. Curated by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, California, U.S.A.

The temporary exhibit will be on display at the Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Saturday, Feb. 11 through May 7. It opens at 10 a.m. on Feb. 11.

Exhibit included with regular museum admission, open same hours as the Palm Springs Air Museum.

The Palm Springs Air Museum is a living history museum that contains more than 75 vintage airframes from the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, (across the spectrum of Military Aviation, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the F-117 Stealth Fighter inside the new Jim Houston Pavilion,) to significant civilian aircraft like Clay Lacey’s Lear 24.

Many of the aircraft are airworthy and fly regularly. The planes are housed inside 91,000 square feet of open hangars and on the tarmac at the 10-acre facility. Additional displays and memorabilia are located throughout the hangars. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & Feb 18, 2023). Children 12 and under get in free with paid adult admission. Warbird rides are also available. For more info, visit or call 760-778-6262 during business hours.



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