Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor has recently been named the newest Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, as part of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliates Program, it was announced by Pacific Aviation Museum Executive Director Kenneth DeHoff.
“The Smithsonian Affiliations Program is an expansive network of 150+ museums and educational organizations that demonstrate excellence in the field of historic preservation and education and we’re delighted to be selected to be a member of this esteemed organization,” DeHoff said.
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s association with the Smithsonian Institution means access to artifact loans, traveling exhibitions and education programs from the Smithsonian Institute, the world’s largest museum, as well as from other Affiliate museums. The Museum is hosting a private reception on Thursday, September 20, 5:30 to 7:30PM to celebrate its Smithsonian Affiliate status.
Again this year, the Museum will be participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! with free admission to the Museum on September 29 with tickets from: .http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ticket/
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. It provides educational programs for adults and children and is located at 319 Lexington Boulevard on Historic Ford Island at Pearl Harbor. Opened December 6, 2006, it has been ranked by TripAdvisor as one of the “top ten aviation attractions” in the nation. Phone (808) 441-1000 or visit http://www.PacificAviationMuseum.org for tickets, information and to download a coupon for a free combat simulator flight.
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