12 Jun National Naval Aviation Museum to Host ‘Visitor Appreciation Days’ This Summer
by Katie King |Katie@ewbullock.com
National Naval Aviation Museum to Host ‘Visitor Appreciation Days’ This Summer
June 17 and July 15
Pensacola, Fla. – (June 9, 2023) – The National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) is excited to host two upcoming Visitor Appreciation Days this summer as a way to recognize the Pensacola community for their loyal support.
The first of the two dates – Raffle Day – will take place Saturday, June 17. Starting at 10 a.m., NNAM will raffle off gift baskets and prizes, valued at $100+ each, every hour until 3 p.m. A grand prize final drawing for a Navy G1 Bomber Jacket, valued at more than $600, will be held at the end of the day. There is no purchase necessary to enter, and the winners need not be present at the time of the drawing.
The second Visitor Appreciation Day takes place Saturday, July 15, and will focus on kids’ activities and entertainment. More details for the July date will be announced soon.
“We are so are grateful for our community’s unwavering support, so this is just a small way for us to say thank you to everyone for sticking with us over the past three years,” said Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, president and CEO of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. “We invite everyone back out to visit the museum and experience the magic and history of naval aviation!”
The National Naval Aviation Museum is open Monday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
About the National Naval Aviation Museum
The National Naval Aviation Museum features nearly 350,000 square feet of displays and is one of the world’s largest aviation museums. Located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, the facility boasts more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation. Be sure to visit Hangar Bay One, displaying aircraft of the post-WWII era including presidential helicopter, Marine One. Among the countless things to touch, see and experience are thrilling 3D and HD flight simulators. Don’t miss the drama and power of the new laser-powered Giant Screen digital theater. The Cubi Bar Café offers a unique dining experience, and the Flight Deck Store is the perfect place to find a souvenir that captures the spirit of Naval Aviation. Museum admission is FREE. NAS Pensacola is limited to current Department of Defense (DoD) ID cardholders (active duty service members, retirees, and their families) and Veterans who possess a Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC) from the Department of Veterans Affairs that displays the Veteran’s eligibility status. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open daily from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.NavalAviationMuseum.org.