FREE Admission | FREE Parking | FREE Tours | UNIQUE Dining
DON'T FORGET: Vistors must present valid identification for entry to the air station. Visitors riding motorcycles must wear a helmet, gloves, pants, a long sleeve shirt and hard sole shoes. Back packs are not allowed in the Museum and will be subject to search and seizure.
Hours of Operation
Museum operating hours are: Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..
MUSEUM: Daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CUBI BAR CAFE: Mon - Fri 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Sat & Sun 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
FLIGHT DECK STORE: Daily 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
EMIL BUEHLER LIBRARY & ARCHIVES: Daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
IMAX® NAVAL AVIATION MEMORIAL THEATRE:
Open daily with movies beginning at the top of each hour starting at 10 a.m., with the last movie showing at 4 p.m. Check the IMAX® Movie schedule for exact movie start times.
Museum admission is free, but donations are accepted and appreciated. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily, year-round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days.
The main parking lot is located on the west side of the Museum, with separate parking for buses and motor homes. To ensure the safety of your passengers, buses should load and unload from sidewalk areas. Parking spaces for those with disabilities are available near the Museum's main entrance.
Our exciting guided tours are available daily, free of charge.
Available daily and free of charge. Learn about Naval Aviation history from retired military volunteers who have been there and done it! Tour groups meet at the Information Desk at at the following times:
Mon - Fri - 9:30 a.m. | 11:00 a.m. | 1:00 p.m. | 2:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun - 11:00 a.m. | 1:00 p.m. | 2:30 p.m.
Self Guided Tours
Available for individuals and groups who want to tour the Museum on their own. Download the Self Guided Tour from our website.
Flight Line Trolley Tours
A free 20-minute tour of the approximately 50 aircraft displayed on the flight line behind our Restoration hangar. Tour tickets can be picked up at the Information Desk.
UNIQUE Dining - Cubi Bar Café
Grab a bite to eat!
The Cubi Bar Café is open daily serves soups, salads, deli sandwiches and dessert. Our breads are baked fresh daily. Most menu items bear names that are a tribute to aviation, such as Aviator Sandwich and the Chicken Pita Pilot.
The Information Desk is located to the immediate right upon entering the Museum.
See it on the Giant Screen!
|10:00 a.m.||Rocky Mountain Express|
|11:00 a.m.||Magic of Flight|
|12:00 p.m.||The Light Before Christmas (starts November 29th)|
|1:00 p.m.||Magic of Flight|
|2:00 p.m.||Rocky Mountain Express|
|3:00 p.m.||Magic of Flight|
|4:00 p.m.||Rocky Mountain Express|
Persons with Disabilities
The National Naval Aviation Museum welcomes and accommodates persons with disabilities:
- A large parking area for persons with disabilities is available close to the entrance.
- Wheelchairs may be checked out at no charge at our Information Desk.
- Handicapped accessible restrooms are available on the ground level in the Quarterdeck and West Wing.
- All drinking fountains are handicapped accessible.
- Two elevators are available to access the Second Deck.
- The Museum has ramps available for wheelchairs at each minor change in level.
- The IMAX® Theater has a seating area for those in wheelchairs with an elevator to reach that area.
- The Cubi Bar Café is handicapped accessible.