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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.

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World War II Remembrance

World War II Remembrance Ceremony The National Naval Aviation Museum will honor the World War II generation at 10 a.m. […]

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Halloween at the Museum

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Gala Celebration – 100th Anniversary of NAS Pensacola & 50th Anniversary of the National Naval Aviation Museum

  Saturday, September 20th, 2014  The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation celebrated the 100th Anniversary of NAS Pensacola and the 50th […]

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View of the escort carrier Liscome Bay (CVE 56) underway just over two months before she was sunk by a Japanese submarine.
The Sinking of USS Liscome Bay

In 1943, a young officer reporting aboard his first command, an escort carrier under construction in Tacoma, Washington, noted a […]

An artist's rendition of Eugene Ely launching from the cruiser Birmingham (CL 2) on November 14, 1910.
Eugene Ely Makes Naval Aviation’s First Shipboard Launch

In studying the early history of naval aviation, civilian pilot Eugene Ely’s performance of the first ever landing on board […]

Artist's depiction of Lieutenant (junior grade) John Burns taxiing his OS2U Kingfisher with rescued airmen clinging to the seaplane.
Truk Taxi- Lieutenant (junior grade) John Burns’ Epic Rescue Mission

In nature, kingfishers are birds that dive into the water, catching fish in their pointed beak before soaring skyward.  When […]

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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.


Menu for Thanksgiving Day at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Florida, in 1918. With the holiday coming..

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