The museum will be closed Wednesday, January 17th, due to impending inclement weather. The museum is expected to resume normal operations Thursday, January 18th.


<< Browse Aircraft & Exhibits

Wartime Home, Homefront U.S.A. (Mezzanine)

A radio broadcasting war news sits in the window of a typical wartime home, another aspect of the re-creation being a kitchen complete with period appliances. Housewives across America canned vegetables grown in victory gardens and cooked creative meals given the fact that such staples as meat, butter and sugar were strictly rationed.  One of the ways in which Americans on the home front contributed directly to those fighting overseas was in the saving of bacon grease. Grease went into the manufacturing of glycerin, which was a key element in the making of munitions.


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