Rich in railroad, farming and German heritage, Slaton offers visitors a friendly, hometown atmosphere. Located at Slaton Airport, the Texas Air Museum celebrates military aviation from the early 1900s to the present. Its collection features more than 60 vintage aircraft, including tanks, military vehicles and weaponry. A large World War II collection features artifacts from Allied and Axis forces, such as rare German and Japanese artillery and aircraft. Many of these World War II aircraft are flyable. The museum hosts a popular air show each summer.