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PRESERVING THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF NAVAL AVIATION

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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Upcoming Events

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Japan U.S. Military Program

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida invites you to attend Japan U.S. Military Program. Keynote Speakers: Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, […]

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Discovery Saturday Presents: University of West Florida’s Confucius Institute

  As part of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s Discovery Saturday series, please join us as we celebrate and honor […]


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New Outdoor Concessions Kiosk

Upgrade your experience at the National Naval Aviation Museum and enjoy ice-cold drinks, Chik-fil-A sandwiches, and other snacks from the […]

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Memorial Honoring Floridians Lost in Iraq and Afghanistan on Display at National Naval Aviation Museum

In advance of the celebration of our nation’s 239th birthday, visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum have the opportunity […]

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History Up Close

An SBD Dauntless of Marine Scout Bombing Squadron (VMSB) 233 pictured on the ground at Henderson Field on Guadalacanal.  The damaged aircraft is probably being used for parts to support other SBDs.  Note the rough hand-painted side number on the aircraft.
Birth of Guadalcanal’s Cactus Air Force

Aircraft filled every available space in the small confines of the auxiliary aircraft carrier Long Island (ACV 1) as she […]

Flag flown from an aircraft that carried Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr.
Flag Tells Story of the Stars

Flags of various sizes and significance are part of the historic collection of the National Naval Aviation Museum.  They include […]

The Wright B-1 aircraft pictured near hangars at Greenbury Point, Maryland.
Naval Aviation at Greenbury Point

Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, California, proclaims itself the “Birthplace of Naval Aviation” owing to the fact that Lieutenant […]

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Be A Part of the Museum

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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