National Naval Aviation Museum, NAS Pensacola
The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world's largest Naval Aviation museum and one of the most-visited museums in the state of Florida, Naval Aviation transcends both time and space, from wood and fabric biplanes to the frontiers of outerspace.
The Museum captures Naval Aviation's heritage and brings its story of challenge, ingenuity and courage to you. At the core of the Museum's collections are more than 700 aircraft - most of which are on display at other museums; approximately 150 aircraft are located at Naval Air Station Pensacola. representing Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation.
Though the aircraft are the largest of the Museum relics, they are just one dimension of the collection. More than 4,000 uniforms, flight gear, weaponry, medals and decorations add a personal touch to the story of Naval Aviation. These historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft are displayed both inside the Museum's nearly 300,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on its 37-acre grounds.
The IMAX® Naval Aviation Memorial Theatre is one of the largest IMAX® theatres in the world and has the largest screen in Florida. It took nearly two years to construct the theatre. The screen is 10 times larger than a traditional cinema screen, and fills the whole field of peripheral vision. Fly with the Blues and experience "The Magic of Flight" and the thrill of cruising the skies at Mach speed. Featuring cutting edge aerial photography, this is the story of human potential and the importance of training and performance. From the dawn of manned flight to the modern Space Shuttle, this film has it all.
Hours: Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Phone: (850) 452-3604, (850) 452-3606
Fax: (850) 452-3296
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