<< Browse Aircraft & Exhibits

Aircraft Carrier Models (Entrance & Quarterdeck)

Over a dozen expertly crafted display models guide visitors from the first landing aboard a ship by Eugene Ely in 1911, to the modern nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. U.S. carriers were key to defeating Imperial Japanese forces during World War II, and during the Cold War matured into premier assets for first response to international crises. Today, the aircraft carrier is  critical to U.S. power projection and diplomacy, serving as four-and-a-half acres of sovereign U.S. territory, anytime, anywhere.

Search Aircraft & Exhibits

Search Our Collection


Plan Your Visit Aircraft & Exhibits Giant Screen Theater Flight Simulators Blue Angels 4D Blue Angels Practices Cubi Bar Café About the Museum
We need your feedback!
We're running a one question survey this month to decide what digital content you'd like to see on our website. Please vote and help spread the word.
Take Survey