Posted By Visit Mesa Team
September 01, 2021
Smithsonian Museum Day, 2021!
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
This year 16 museums in Arizona are participating. Two of which are in Mesa.
So make sure you sign up for your free ticket today!
Mesa Historical Museum
Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum
Educate. Honor. Inspire.
100 years of U.S. military aviation
The CAF offers over 55,000 square-feet of historic war-time aircraft, exhibits, videos, WWII artifacts, and memorabilia. Enjoy an edu-venture and experience history like never before. *Smithsonian Affiliate Museum
• Pearl Harbor Exhibit
• Cobra attack helicopter on display alongside Huey gunship
• MiG-15 North Korean aircraft
• Medal of Honor recipient James Stockdale memorial
• Flying Tigers
• Doolittle Raiders
• B-24 air gunner at Truk Lagoon – SSgt John Hicks story
• B-17 ‘Chowhound’ nose section– extended exhibit loaned from the Mighty Eighth Museum in Georgia
To learn more about this event or find other participating museums, visit: https://smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2021/