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Have you ever heard about the National Naval Aviation Museum? This was actually known before as the Museum of Naval Aviation. Previously this was an aerospace and at the same time it was a military museum, located in Florida. To be more particular, this is within the Pensacola Naval Air Station. This museum was opened first during the year of 1962. Those who plan to visit Florida will be happier to see that there are free and low cost attractions like this one found in the area.
There are about 150 historic aircrafts that can be found in the National Naval Aviation Museum, which is truly something and memorable especially for those who love historical artifacts. As a matter of fact, there are thousands of artifacts found in the place and each represents history with regards to the Navy Services, the Coast Guard and the Marine Corps. In addition to this, there are also other memorabilia that can be seen in the museum. Each one of the items that are displayed in the museum is considered to be an artifact. In fact they are nearly a century old. The displays include mementos from flight logs, battles, flight clothing and vintage equipment.
It is possible that you can see Blue Angels which are aerial exhibitions that can be seen from March to November. Aside from that, there are also practice sessions which usually occur on Wednesday and Tuesday mornings. It is going to be a hit to kids who love autograph sessions to those who are icons in the field. So, whether this is going to be your first visit to the museum, there are a lot of exhibits that you should see. Do not miss the chance to appreciate the naval aviation that represents a 100 year old history. There are also special exhibits that you should see which includes the Medal of Honor, Aviation History Faces, P O W Exhibit, WWI Space, Age of Carriers, World War II and Lighter than Air. There are more to it than these names. Each gallery is filled with state of the art items that will let you know more about the history of aviation.
What about the entrance fee while you enter into the museum? The good news is that it is free for everybody. This includes the sessions for the Blue Angels. There are also several tours which are also free. However, the ones that are not free include admission for the aerial simulators however the charge is very low. After all, you will be happy to see the IMAX Theater and some thrilling films right there to be viewed on their huge screen.
By Ina K