During our mini-vacation trip to Orange Beach, AL, we took a short drive to Pensacola, Florida to see the Naval Aviation Museum.
Wow! I cannot begin to tell you just how massive this place is. I will attempt to show you.
We spent an entire day there, and we could have spent another whole day, easily! We did not come close to seeing everything there. It was HUGE!
It was fascinating to walk around and see the gigantic planes, to be able to touch them, to check out the cockpits, to see the advancements from era to era. There were more than planes at the museum. There were whole sections dedicated to blimps, to helicopters, to ships, to space travel, and so much more.
There is a section that has a presidential helicopter. I believe the last president to use this one was George W. Bush.
The museum is very hands-on and interactive. We were able to sit in a wide variety of planes and check out the equipment.
This shot was too good not to take!
There were so many artifacts that were on display along with the story of their journey through battles, foreign countries, and back home again.
The hardest part, for me, was going through the POW experience. There was not a dry eye in that area.
It was such an incredible place. Both the children and Mr. Muscles and I learned so much, and there were many displays we didn’t get to see.
I definitely plan on going back!
I took over 250 pictures, and it was incredibly difficult to narrow it down to just a few to share in this post. I am going to share a few more on Yes, They Are All Mine’s FB page as well, so keep your eyes open for them!
Did you enjoy the field trip in pictures? 🙂
Always in God’s mighty hands,
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