Upcoming Events

Recurring Event Open Late for Holidays

Open Late for Holidays

Aviation Museum 500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Just for the Holidays, Evergreen Aviation Museum will be open for extended hours from Dec. 26th thru Dec. 29th. We will remain open until 6 PM so guests can enjoy our festive holiday decor and lighting. Come enjoy the magic of the season!

Recurring Event Open Late for Holidays

Open Late for Holidays

Aviation Museum 500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Just for the Holidays, Evergreen Aviation Museum will be open for extended hours from Dec. 26th thru Dec. 29th. We will remain open until 6 PM so guests can enjoy our festive holiday decor and lighting. Come enjoy the magic of the season!

Recurring Event Open Late for Holidays

Open Late for Holidays

Aviation Museum 500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Just for the Holidays, Evergreen Aviation Museum will be open for extended hours from Dec. 26th thru Dec. 29th. We will remain open until 6 PM so guests can enjoy our festive holiday decor and lighting. Come enjoy the magic of the season!

Recurring Event Open Late for Holidays

Open Late for Holidays

Aviation Museum 500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Just for the Holidays, Evergreen Aviation Museum will be open for extended hours from Dec. 26th thru Dec. 29th. We will remain open until 6 PM so guests can enjoy our festive holiday decor and lighting. Come enjoy the magic of the season!

Storytellers Series: Vietnam War Aircraft – How They Were Used Part II

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: John Bronson Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the Vietnam War, what the US was attempting to accomplish with its aircraft, illustration of the types of missions assigned to ground support aircraft, and which of the Museum aircraft accomplished each mission. Four mission types are described and illustrated in some detail: Heli-borne Attack, Fixed...

Storytellers Series: The Submarine Hunters – Protecting the U.S.

Aviation Museum 500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Presenter: John Bronson Descriptions & illustrations of the museum’s sole exhibit on Maritime Air Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft is highlighted.  Specifically described are the development of the defenses against submarines around North America. The application of anti-submarine warfare aircraft is illustrated and described. Location: Aviation Room 201 Cost: Included with Admission

Storytellers Series: Orbital Space Junk

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: Bill Carton Launched in 1958, America's second satellite Vanguard 1 is the oldest known debris still on orbit. Recent estimates are that as many as one hundred million pieces of human-made objects are above the earth now. We are tracking 21,000 items over 10cm in size. Junk includes derelict spacecraft, upper rocket stages, explosion...

Storytellers Series: The Air Defense Fighters – Protecting U.S.

Aviation Museum 500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Presenter: John Bronson Descriptions & illustrations of the Museum’s collection of American jet interceptor aircraft, is highlighted. Specifically described are the Fighters: F-94, F-89, F-102, F-101, F-104, and F-106, including the system equipment specifically installed for the Air Defense mission. How these aircraft are used, including where they were stationed is covered. Other elements of...

Storytellers Series: What’s Happening Today in Space

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: Bill Carton Current Space Activity: Countries as well as private companies are now heavily involved in space - with crewed spacecraft and private satellites. Including: Robots on other planets and on asteroid missions, suborbital space tourism, International Space Station improvements and expansion plans, and the James Webb Space Telescope (pictured). Plus: The US is...