Events

Seasonal Event

Open Cockpit Day
March-November—Every third Saturday

On every third Saturday of the month, between March and November, the museum opens up some of its more impressive planes for guided tours. These aircraft will be opened to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. if weather permits and tour guides are available.

2017 Quaint Villages Mobile Center Unveil

Quaint Villages Mobile Visitor Center Unveiling

Event Date: Friday, 27 October 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Air Mobility Command Museum
Address: 1301 Heritage Rd, Dover AFB, DE 19902

Join us at the Air Mobility Command Museum for unveiling Kent County Tourism’s Quaint Villages Mobile Visitor Center, “The Villager,” sponsored by Chesapeake Utilities. The red ribbon cutting ceremony will take place between 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, 27 October 2017.

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Kent County Tourism Corporation (dba Delaware’s Quaint Villages) is the destination marketing organization for Kent County, Delaware and its incorporated cities and towns. As the primary programmatic arm for Kent County travel and tourism promotion, it leads the Kent County tourism industry to work together to generate visitor spending by developing and implementing comprehensive destination marketing programs. It is a self-governing private not-for-profit 501 © 6 corporation with a Board of Directors.

2016 Veterans Day

2017 Veterans Day

Event Date: Saturday, 11 November 2017 at 9:50 a.m.
Location: Air Mobility Command Museum
Address: 1301 Heritage Rd, Dover AFB, DE 19902

Join us at the AMC Museum for our 2017 Veterans Day ceremony on November 11th. The museum opens at 9:00 a.m. and seating begins inside at 9:50. The ceremony begins at 10:50, rain or shine, with a film and opening remarks followed by posting of the colors. In addition to the Dover AFB Honor Guard and special guest speaker Colonel Bob Leicht, USA, (Ret.), we will have music by the Milford Community Band.

Charlie’s Hot Dogs food truck will be available for lunch.

Many of the museum’s airplanes will be open for viewing until 2:45 p.m. The museum will close at 4 p.m.

  • 9:00 – Museum Opens
  • 9:50-10:50 – Seating Begins
  • 10:50 – Film and Opening Remarks
  • 11:00 –
    • Posting of the Colors
    • National Anthem
    • Invocation and Moment of Silence
    • Introduction of Guest Speaker
    • A Century of Service
    • Gift Presentation
    • Intro of Milford Community Band
    • Milford Community Band
  • 9:50-2:45 – Outside Aircraft Open
  • 4:00 – Museum Closes

Veterans Day is a time to remember that the freedoms we enjoy as Americans have come with a price, and have been earned and perpetuated by the brave men and women who have answered the call to duty for their country. Without their dedication and sacrifice, America would be a very different place today.

Come and join us in thanking America’s military veterans through this very special ceremony. ( Continue Reading… )