Pima Air & Space Museum

Learn about air pressure, aircraft stability, and the four forces of flight with a series of experiments during a special event being held at the Pima Air and Space Museum on Aug. 17. The museum is located at 6000 E. Valencia Road.

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Pima Air & Space Museum announces FREE admission for active military, their spouses and dependents this Independence Day (Fri., Jul.  4, 2014). The museum would like to salute our active military for their service during these extended tough financial times by offering FREE admission [during normal business hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission 4 p.m.) for one day only, July 4. Military ID is required for this FREE admission.

“The Arizona Aerospace Foundation salutes active military that dedicate themselves so we can celebrate Independence Day, by opening the museum door for the servicemen and women and their family,” stated Yvonne Morris, Executive Director of the not-for-profit Arizona Aerospace Foundation that operates Pima Air & Space. She continued, “Watching the families interact with such enthusiasm for the aircraft is an added bonus.”

Pima Air & Space’s onsite restaurant, Flight Grill, will be open as usual. The docent-narrated tram tour ($6) facilitates experiencing the amazing outdoor aircrafts over the museum’s 80 acres. Due to the holiday, the “Boneyard”/AMARG tours will not be operated. Pima Air & Space Museum traditionally offers free admission for active-duty military on Veterans Day and Memorial Day, however July 4th is FREE for their entire immediate family.

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