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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 Santa Photo Op

Event Date: Saturday, 10 December 2016 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…

2016 Veterans Day

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

Kids Halloween Party

Event Date: Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
2016 AMCM Halloween Party

Come check out the aircraft during Open Cockpit Day, 15 October, and let the kids have fun at the Halloween Party from 10–12. There will be a costume contest (at 11:30), trick or treating on a few of the airplanes, pumpkin decorating, coloring, and games. Activities will be held in the hangar. Please do not bring anything…

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…

2016 Wings-N-Wheels Car Show

Event Date: Saturday, 16 July 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
2016 Del Rods Wings-N-Wheels Car Show

Wings-N-Wheels Car Show hosted by the Del Rods Car Club of Dover, Delaware, returns to the AMC Museum for another fantastic day of cars, cars, cars! If you like planes, we’ll bet you like cars too. Here’s your chance to see both on Saturday, July 16! There were over 450 cars last year! Rain date:…

2016 Summer Camp

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2016 Summer Camp

Date Morning Afternoon July 11-15 Finished Finished July 25-29 Finished Finished August 8-12 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 see…

Lone Wolf Outlaw Cruiser Car Club

Event Date: Saturday, 4 June 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
2016 Lone Wolf Outlaw Cruisers Car Show

The Air Mobility Command Museum welcomes the Lone Wolf Outlaw Cruisers! On Saturday, 4 June, you’ll find a variety of PT Cruisers parked on the museum’s ramp. They’ll also have a K-9 and fire department demo for everyone to watch.

12th Annual Golf Tournament

Event Date: Friday, 3 June 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
12th Annual Air Mobility Command Museum Golf Tournament

Attention all golfers! The 12th Annual AMC Museum Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser will be held on Friday, 3 June 2016, at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Course with the tee-off time at 12:00. It is a “Scramble” format, and you can make up your own foursome. Included in your entry fee is golf, cart, a buffet dinner…

Delaware Porsche Club of America

Event Date: Saturday, 18 June 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Delaware Porsche Club of America at AMC Museum

The Air Mobility Command Museum welcomes the Delaware Porsche Club of America! On Saturday, 18 June, you’ll find approximately 60 Porsche’s huddled around the museum’s VC-9, rain or shine. On this day we’ll also be opening up several of our aircraft for Open Cockpit Day.

Air Transport Command Exhibit Dedication & Hangar Flying Presentation

Event Date: Saturday, 21 May 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Air Transport Command Exhibit Dedication

Surviving members and families of the WWII Air Transport Command (ATC) will gather in Dover on May 21st to help dedicate a new exhibit at the Air Mobility Command Museum (AMCM). A direct ancestor of today’s Air Mobility Command (AMC), the Air Transport Command established around-the-world delivery of high priority war materiel and critical personnel,…

14th Annual Collectors Day

Event Date: Saturday, 26 March 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
14th Annual Collectors Day

Whether you collect things yourself or just want to see what others collect, you should come to the AMC Museum on March 26th for our 14th 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…

Hangar Flying: Suiting up for Space

Event Date: Sunday, 31 January 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Join us for another fascinating Hangar Flying talk with Bill Ayrey from ILC Dover on 31 January 2016, 2 p.m. Bill will talk about the history of the Apollo space program and the development of suits by ILC Dover that allowed the 12 astronauts to walk on the moon. He’ll also cover the current efforts…

2015 Santa Photo Op

Event Date: Saturday, 12 December 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

Again this year, Santa Claus will arrive at the AMC Museum and greet children in the C-5A Galaxy cargo compartment. Santa will be letting his reindeer take some time off this season as he upgrades his delivery system to America’s largest airlifter. Children will be able to have their picture taken with Santa on Saturday,…

2015 Veterans Day

Event Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 9:50 a.m.
2016 Veterans Day

Join us at the AMC Museum for our 2015 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 11:00, rain or shine, with the posting of the colors. In addition to the Dover AFB Honor Guard and special guest speaker Lieutenant General…

Kids Halloween Costume Contest

Event Date: Saturday, 17 October 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
2015 Kids Halloween Costume Contest

Come check out the airplanes during Open Cockpit Day, 17 October, and let the kids have fun at the Halloween Costume Contest. Please do not bring anything that might be perceived as a weapon.

Steam-Powered Cars Visiting AMCM

Event Date: Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
2015 Marshall Steam Museum

Join us at noon Saturday, September 26th when the AMC Museum will host a half-dozen steam-powered cars from the Marshall Steam Museum in Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn, DE. Visitors will have a limited opportunity to ride in some of the cars. Donations for car rides are appreciated and will go to the Friends of…

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