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Feb

01

 

Member Appreciation Month

Ends Feb 29, 2020

20% off ALL Museum Memberships purchased/renewed during February 2020!

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20% off ALL Museum Memberships purchased/renewed during February 2020!

 

Melt Down 2020: Yamhill County Grilled Cheese Challenge

Ends Feb 29, 2020

Get one of our yummy grilled cheese sandwiches at the Liberty Belle Café in the Aviation Museum building—no Museum admission required! Hours are 11am-2pm weekdays, 11am-3pm Saturday and Sunday. 

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Get one of our yummy grilled cheese sandwiches at the Liberty Belle Café in the Aviation Museum building—no Museum admission required! Hours are 11am-2pm weekdays, 11am-3pm Saturday and Sunday. 

Feb

03

 

Space Museum building closure due to private event

Ends Feb 11, 2020

Please note: The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event from Monday, February 3 through Tuesday, February 11; discounted Museum admission will be in effect during the closure period: $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 youth. No additional discounts will be allowed during the closure period.

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Please note: The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event from Monday, February 3 through Tuesday, February 11; discounted Museum admission will be in effect during the closure period: $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 youth. No additional discounts will be allowed during the closure period.

Feb

06

 

History Continued: American Missiles - Evolution

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions and illustrations of the Museum’s collection of rockets and missiles is highlighted. Specifically described are the early development of the German V1 and V2 rockets, and how this led to initial American missile design/function. Early intercontinental ballistic missiles, Atlas, Titan I and II are covered. This evolution resulted in the ...

Feb

07

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Satellites: They're What's Up

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Have you ever looked at the night sky and seen a point of light moving, slowly but surely, overhead? You’ve seen a satellite! Learn about the history of these amazing tools and their functions. Travel through Low Earth Orbit with us as we find out about everything artificial orbiting our planet! Suggested Grade: 1-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program runs ...

Feb

13

 

History Continued: The Berlin Airlift - The Ultimate Canned Food Drive

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the crisis, how it was solved, description of the aircraft used, routes and navigation environment, Lt. Gail Halvorsen as the Candy Bomber, Airlift facts and legacy, relationship to Museum exhibits. Location: Aviation Museum Mezzanine, Room 201 Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

18

 

History Continued: Skunk Works

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Presenter: GARY SOHN Topic: How did the secretive division of Lockheed get its name? We'll learn how the name came about, and who started the nickname. Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

20

 

History Continued: Reconnaissance Systems - Scanning For Truth

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of the Museum’s collection of reconnaissance/unmanned aircraft, illustrations of their onboard sensors, and how these systems are used to capture information. Location: Space Museum Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

21

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Satellites: They're What's Up

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Have you ever looked at the night sky and seen a point of light moving, slowly but surely, overhead? You’ve seen a satellite! Learn about the history of these amazing tools and their functions. Travel through Low Earth Orbit with us as we find out about everything artificial orbiting our planet! Suggested Grade: 1-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program runs ...

Feb

25

 

History Continued: Search for Life in the Solar System

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Presenter: JOHN JENNINGS Topic: Life as we know it needs water to exist. As we look around our Solar System we find water everywhere under all types of extreme conditions, but will life be found on these bodies?  Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

29

 

History Continued: Vietnam War Airplanes - How They Were Used

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the Vietnam War, what the US was attempting to accomplish with the aircraft, illustration of the types of missions assigned to tactical aircraft, and which of the museum aircraft accomplished each mission. Four mission types are described and illustrated in some detail: Heli-borne Attack, Fixed Wing Gunship, Radio ...

Mar

13

 

McMinnville Wine and Food Classic - SIP! Presented by Perlo Construction

Ends Mar 15, 2020

Please note: The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event from Wednesday, March 6 through Monday, March 11; discounted Museum admission will be in effect during the closure period: $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 youth. No additional discounts will be allowed during the closure period.

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Please note: The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event from Wednesday, March 6 through Monday, March 11; discounted Museum admission will be in effect during the closure period: $18 adults, $16 seniors, $12 youth. No additional discounts will be allowed during the closure period.

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Mission Control

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Before the rocket is brought to the launchpad, there is a team of people who plan and ready the mission. Participate in a day-long mission to send a robot over the rocky terrain of another planet, and discover all it takes to be one of the scientists behind the scenes of the most daring launches. Suggested Grade: 1-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program runs 9am ...

Mar

20

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Mission Control

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Before the rocket is brought to the launchpad, there is a team of people who plan and ready the mission. Participate in a day-long mission to send a robot over the rocky terrain of another planet, and discover all it takes to be one of the scientists behind the scenes of the most daring launches. Suggested Grade: 1-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at 8:45am, program runs 9am ...

Apr

10

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Airplane Forensics

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“Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!” is the first sign that a pilot is about to crash. Once the airplane has gone down, it goes from a crash scene to scene investigation. Learn about the process that FAA and NTSB use to investigate airplane crashes. You’ll walk through each step including mapping out the crash scene to black box analyzing. Let’s become detectives! Suggested Grade: 3-12. Check ...

Apr

17

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Airplane Forensics

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“Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!” is the first sign that a pilot is about to crash. Once the airplane has gone down, it goes from a crash scene to scene investigation. Learn about the process that FAA and NTSB use to investigate airplane crashes. You’ll walk through each step including mapping out the crash scene to black box analyzing. Let’s become detectives! Suggested Grade: 3-12. Check ...

May

08

 

HOME SCHOOL DAYS: Tour of the Gas Giants

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Right now, a probe is orbiting around Jupiter again and again. Its arrival at 180,000 mph made it one of the fastest manmade objects ever. Juno is discovering brand new things about gas giants that change our understanding of how these planets work! Dive deep beneath the clouds and take a tour of some of these gas giants. Suggested Grade: 1-12. Check In: Evergreen Theater; Check in Begins at ...

Sep

25

 

Oregon International Air Show

Ends Sep 27, 2020

The Oregon International Air Show returns to McMinnville Municipal Airport on September 25-27th, 2020!

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The Oregon International Air Show returns to McMinnville Municipal Airport on September 25-27th, 2020!

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