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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July 2016

Hall of Recognition Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Hall of Recognition Ribbon Cutting Ceremony July 22nd 2016, 9:00am The President and CEO of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation…

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Discovery Saturday: Experiment in Survival with Author George Sigler

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Author George Sigler will discuss his book, “Experiment in Survival.” Sigler is a former navy carrier pilot who sailed an…

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June 2016

Family Day Introducing the Giant Screen Theater

June 18

Celebrate Family Day introducing the newly renovated Giant Screen Digital Theater with free screenings of National Parks Adventure and Magic…

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Free preview screening of “They Were Our Fathers”

June 11 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Show starts at 9 a.m. A documentary produced by WSRE and filmed in Washington D.C.…

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May 2016

Paper Plane Champ featured at Discovery Saturday

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet Ken Blackburn, Guinness World Record Holder for time aloft for a paper airplane, at Discovery Saturday, May 21 at…

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Aviation museum hosts paper plane record holder

Source: Pensacola News Journal Aeronautical engineer Ken Blackburn has a difficult goal — building kids’ enthusiasm for paper planes in […]

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Pensacola recognizes 100 years of Coast Guard aviation

Source: Pensacola News Journal The Cradle of Naval Aviation paid tribute to 100 years of Coast Guard aviation Thursday. Coast […]