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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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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Naval Aviation Symposium 2016

May 4 - 6

The 2016 Naval Aviation Symposium took place May 4th – 6th, 2016, at the National Naval Aviation Museum.    …

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March 2016

Discovery Saturday: Harnessing the Sky: Fredrick “Trap” Trapnell The U.S. Navy’s Aviation Pioneer

March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come hear the story of the man who has been called “the godfather of modern naval aviation” and “the premier…

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February 2016

Breakfast & Behind the Scenes

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Breakfast & Behind the Scenes Cost for breakfast is $5 per person Doors open at 9 a.m. Every Tuesday in…

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Discovery Saturday: “The Iraq War: A Navy Prowler squadron on the ground in the combat zone”

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of the National Naval Aviation Museum’s Discovery Saturday series, Retired Navy Command Master Chief Mark Curley will present…

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Aviation museum hosts paper plane record holder

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