When you come to the Military Aviation Muesum, you are in for one of the most unusual experiences that Virginia Beach has to offer. In fact, this muesum has become a 5-star rated attraction in Virginia Beach according to TripAdvisor.com.
The Military Aviation Muesum is not just unique locally. Our guests come from all over the world to enjoy the sights, sounds, and even the smell of the "glory days: of military aviation.
How many other places can you be this close to the action with planes flying off a grass runway not even a stone's throw from where you stand?
How many places can you offer your guests a ride on a 1941 biplane?
How many places can you see a real WWII Operations Control Tower?
How many places do you know of where you can dine among the airplanes?
Our mission is to help the generations born after World War Two understand exactly what Americans and their allies can and have achieved when they are called to action with a just cause. Each one of the airplanes in our collection tells a unique story about the men and women who designed them, built them, flew them, and all too often, died in them in order to very literally save the world seventy-five years ago.
We invite you to seek out thos stories. Many of them told by our Docents during guided tours. Many more stories can be yours by just talking to our volunteers as you enjoy walking among the airplanes. Select a warbird to perform a flight demonstration for your tour group.
Looking for a more unique tour twist? How about visiting during one of our Special Events throughout the year?
In Febuary we host our annual 1940's Valentine's Hangar Dance with dinner and big band sounds to dance the night away.
May kicks off summer time with our annual Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show featuring our WWII collection flying the skies above the museum while reenactors, representing numerous allied and axis powers, add the the ambiance of the times.
Take a break in June for an envening under the stars with our Flying Proms Symphony Air Show. Unroll your blanket and beach chair while listening to aviation themed music fill the air as our airplanes soar to the scores below. The evening wraps up with a very patriotic fireworks canopy illuminating the night's sky.
As fall rolls in, our WWI centered Biplanes and Triplanes Air show takes to the sky. Smaller and queter then our WWII show, this intimate display highlights the dawn of aviation throughout the world.
These tour ideas are just a taste of the possibilities instore when you're thinking about visiting us. Download our profile sheet for pricing and further details. To schedule and plan out your event, just give us a call. The Military Aviation Museum... where history takes flight!