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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

175 Bourne Ave., Pooler, GA 31322

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Located just miles from Downtown Savannah where the Eighth Air Force began on January 28, 1942, the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force tells the compelling story of ordinary people whose lives were transformed by extraordinary commitment and sacrifice.
Thousands of artifacts including a restored B-17 Flying Fortress, photographs and oral histories donated by veterans and their families tell these stories in a way that takes the visitor to WWII England and on missions above occupied Europe.
The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is an experience that should not be missed.

Hours of Operation
  • Sun. 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Mon. Closed
  • Tue. 10:00 AM- 5:00PM
  • Wed. 10:00 AM- 5:00PM
  • Thur. 10:00 AM- 5:00PM
  • Fri. 10:00 AM- 5:00PM
  • Sat. 10:00 AM- 5:00PM
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Weddings

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is proud to have and pleased to offer several beautiful and unique rooms within The Museum for special event rentals. We make our special event rooms in this incredible facility available for rental in order to support The Museum. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to welcome you and your guests and would be pleased to be the host location for your special event. We have three rooms in which we host events, The Rotunda is impressive and is our largest room – with soaring 30’ ceilings; it is a circular room 90’ in diameter. The Rotunda seats 260 and has a rental fee of $1950.00. The Art Gallery, recently redecorated, is a beautiful room, home to the Museum’s private collection of aviation art; it seats 130 and rents for $950.00. The High Wycombe Room, smaller and more intimate with botanical prints, beautiful mirrors and charming wall sconces and will seat 80 - 90 and rents for $750.00. Our rental fees include 5 hours of event time, all tables and chairs, the set up and breakdown, all event coordination and an event manager. These rates are our Saturday rates; prices will vary for Sunday through Friday. The capacities listed include space for dinner and dancing.

Facilities
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Largest Room: 0'
The General Lewis E. Lyle Rotunda
  • Square Feet: 4,566 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Theater Capacity: 400
Colonial Group Inc., Art Gallery
  • Square Feet: 3,250 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Capacity: 180
  • Theater Capacity: 260
  • Classroom Capacity: 125
High Wycombe
  • Square Feet: 1,872 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 110
Flight Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 36
Hunter Board Room
  • Square Feet: 360 sq. ft.
  • Classroom Capacity: 10
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Craigh-KRPH | Nov 10, 2022
“Great Experience!”

This was a wonderful museum. All the history you could possible want of the Eighth AF is located inside this building. More hands-on aircraft displays would be nice, but this is still a great...

Bhutch9910 | Oct 26, 2022
“History and Aviation for Everyone”

Great for everyone . Especially for those that love history and aviation. This is story that some people don’t know about but it needs to shared with young and old. Make time to spend to 4-5 hours...

962anthonyp | Oct 8, 2022
“Part History, Part Memorial - All Amazing”

This museum focuses on the history of the 8th Airforce during WW2. There are planes, individual stories of crew members, British support staff and local population, and even resistance fighters in...