The National Naval Aviation Museum will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 26, reopening at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27.

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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. Share the excitement of Naval Aviation’s rich history and see more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation. These historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft are displayed both inside the Museum’s nearly 350,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on its 37-acre grounds.

There’s so much to see and do, you’ll want to stay all day! Admission is free! Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s. For more information, call 1-800-327-5002.

Visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum must have valid photo identification and all bags are subject to search.

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The National Naval Aviation Museum relies on the generosity and support of corporate and individual donors. Your contributions to the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation—large or small—will help the Museum continue in its mission commemorating those who have contributed to Naval Aviation history.


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Thanksgiving Day 1918 menu from Naval Air Station (NAS) Porto Corsini, Italy, when sailors had much to..

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