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Operation Market Garden – 75th Anniversary – Hangar Talk

Event Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

It was 75 years ago this September when Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery hatched one of World War II’s most daring operations, Operation Market Garden. At the time, the allies were desperate to find a way across the Rhine and into Germany’s Heartland. Three allied airborne divisions and one British Army Corps were given the task…

2019 Aviation Summer Camp

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2019 Aviation Summer Camp

Date Morning Afternoon 10–14 June Closed/Full Closed/Full 24–28 June Closed/Full Closed/Full 8–12 July Closed/Full Closed/Full 5–9 August Closed/Full Closed/Full The AMC Museum’s educational summer camp is for children interested in aeronautics and the U.S. Air Force. They will learn the history and science of flight, learn to fly in a simulator, and pre-flight an actual…

(UPDATED) – Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Event Date: Saturday, 4 May 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

(UPDATED) – Quick Overview of Events May 3rd (Friday), Museum Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: C-47 Skytrain, That’s All, Brother, will be open to the public (access through the AMC Museum) 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Museum static display aircraft will be open May 4th (Saturday), Museum Hours: 9 a.m….

2018 Santa Photo Op

Event Date: Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Santa Claus will arrive at the AMC Museum and greet children in the museum’s heated hangar. Santa will be letting his reindeer take some time off this season as he upgrades his delivery system at America’s largest airlift and air refueling museum. Children will be able to have their picture taken with Santa on Saturday,…

2018 Veterans Day

Event Date: Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 10:50 a.m.
Veterans Day

Join us at the AMC Museum for our 2018 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…

Chat with a Hero—The Murphy Jones Story

Event Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

As part of our educational programs, the AMC Museum will be hosting another Chat with a Hero—The Murphy Jones Story in the main hangar. Colonel Murphy Neal Jones was born in Baton Rouge, School and attended Tulane University on a football scholarship. He graduated in 1960 and received his commission as a second lieutenant the…

Chat with a Hero—The George Schofield Story

Event Date: Saturday, 4 August 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

As part of our educational program, the AMC Museum will be hosting Chat with a Hero—The George Schofield Story on Saturday, 4 August 2018 from 11:00 am–2:00 pm, in the main hangar. During World War II, as a young U.S. Army Air Force officer, Lt. Schofield was a member of the Air Transport Command’s 2nd…

2018 Summer Camp

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2018 Summer Camp

Date Morning Afternoon June 25–29 Full Full July 9–13 Full Full July 23–27 Full Full All summer camp classes are full. Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you next year! The AMC Museum’s educational summer camp is for children interested in aeronautics and the U.S. Air Force. They will learn the…

Chat with a Hero—The Ray Firmani Story

Event Date: Saturday, 16 June 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

The Air Mobility Command Museum is proud to host an exciting event on 16 June 2018, from 11:00 am–2:00 pm, in the main hangar. As part of our educational program we will be hosting a Chat with a Hero—The Ray Firmani Story. He was a B-17 pilot with the 486th Heavy Bombardment Group of the…

16th Annual Collectors Day

Event Date: Saturday, 14 April 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
2018 Collectors Day

Whether you collect things yourself or just want to see what others collect, you should come to the AMC Museum on April 14th for our 16th Annual Collectors Day. This free event is open to everyone. You can bring your own collection of sports memorabilia, Beanie Babies, or early American currency.  This family-friendly event may leave…

2017 Santa Photo Op

Event Date: Saturday, 16 December 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
2016 AMCM Santa Photo Op

Again this year, Santa Claus will arrive at the AMC Museum and greet children in the museum’s heated hangar. Santa will be letting his reindeer take some time off this season as he upgrades his delivery system at America’s largest airlift and air refueling museum. Children will be able to have their picture taken with…

Hangar Talk: Gifts from a Glacier

Event Date: Saturday, 2 December 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
2017 Hangar Talk - Gifts from a Glacier

On November 22, 1952, American soldiers boarded a C-124 Globemaster aircraft at McChord AFB, Washington. The aircraft was bound for Anchorage, Alaska, and crashed enroute to that location. A rescue or recovery was deemed too expensive by the military, and these men were left to the Alaskan wilderness. Finally, sixty years later, their fate was…

2017 Veterans Day

Event Date: Saturday, 11 November 2017 at 9:50 a.m.
Veterans Day

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…

Quaint Villages Mobile Visitor Center Unveiling

Event Date: Friday, 27 October 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
2017 Quaint Villages Mobile Center Unveil

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. View official invite. Kent County Tourism Corporation (dba Delaware’s Quaint Villages) is…

Thunder Over Dover: 2017 Dover AFB Open House

Event Date: Saturday, 26 August 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
2017 Dover AFB Open House: Thunder Over Dover

Updated 8/18/2017 to include additional parking information. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will return to the Dover skies August 26-27, 2017, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. for the Thunder Over Dover: 2017 Dover AFB Open House. This event is open to the public with free admission! Help celebrate our heritage at this open house as Dover AFB will…

2017 Summer Camp

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Date Morning Afternoon July 10-14 Closed Closed July 31-Aug 4 Closed Closed August 7-11 Closed Closed The AMC Museum’s educational summer camp is for children interested in aeronautics and the U.S. Air Force. They will learn the history and science of flight, learn to fly in a simulator, and pre-flight an actual aircraft. They’ll also…

15th Annual Collectors Day

Event Date: Saturday, 22 April 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

Whether you collect things yourself or just want to see what others collect, you should come to the AMC Museum on April 22nd for our 15th Annual Collectors Day. This free event is open to everyone. You can bring your own collection of sports memorabilia, Beanie Babies, or early American currency.  This family-friendly event may leave you…

2016 Veterans Day

Event Date: Friday, 11 November 2016 at 9:50 a.m.
Veterans Day

Join us at the AMC Museum for our 2016 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…

30th Anniversary – Festival of Flight

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AMCM 30th Anniversary

Date Event Time Fri, Sep 23rd Party, raffle, heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine & beer, live jazz music, and special guest 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. ($100) Sat, Sep 24th & Sun, Sep 25th Tour 20+ AMCM aircraft, DAFB static displays, reenactors, food vendors, and special guests 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Free Admission) Celebrate the museum’s 30th…

12th Annual Golf Tournament Recap

12th Annual Golf Tournament Recap

The AMC Museum Foundation 12th Annual Golf Tournament was held on Friday, June 3, 2016. It was a huge success as our golfers turned out for an afternoon of golf and fun.  As our foundation’s largest fund-raising event, all the proceeds go to help us fulfill the mission of the AMC Museum as an aviation…