In order to align NAS Pensacola with security directives issued by the Secretary of the Navy, the air station commanding officer has directed that beginning February 1, 2016, all visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card or are unescorted by the holder of a Department of Defense identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway. Click here for directions.
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Giant Screen Theater

Returning in March

The Naval Aviation Memorial Giant Screen Theater will be closed for renovations starting January 1st, 2016, with an expected reopening in March 2016.

The upgraded theater will feature a premium laser-illuminated 2D projection system boasting full 4K resolution.

 

 See it on the Giant Screen!

The 325-seat giant screen theater features the latest in state-of-the-art motion picture projection. The theater is upgrading from IMAX® 70mm film projection to stunning premium laser-illuminated 2D projection system boasting full 4K resolution—nearly 9 million pixels on-screen—the first of its kind installed in an institutional theater. Images of unsurpassed size, clarity and impact, enhanced by a superb sound system, are projected onto a giant screen nearly three-and-a-half times brighter and with more vibrant colors than normal theaters. Devices for the visually impaired and personalized closed captioning for the hearing impaired will also be added.

Since November 1996, more than 3.7 million students, families, seniors and museum members have enjoyed the Naval Aviation Memorial Theater experience. Our larger-than-life theater provides an exciting, entertaining and unparalleled experience that will take you on journeys you’ve only imagined.


 

Call (850) 453-2025 or (888) 627-4629 for more information on movies, times, ticket prices and reserving the Giant Screen Theater.

* Discount admission applies to children ages 5 to 12 (ages 4 and under are free), senior citizens age 62 or older, military (active, reserve, or retired) and Naval Aviation Museum Foundation members.