Events

2015 Events

 

January 19:  Museum open, 10 am – 3 pm

Come and see our cool “Winter Science Session 1 – Ice” beginning at 11 am!

 

February 16:  Museum open, 10 am – 3 pm

Come and see our even cooler “Winter Science Session 2” beginning at 11 am!

 

March 28:  1st Annual AHMEC Girls’ Science Expo, 2 – 5 pm

Exhibitions, demonstrations and more by young women who love science. Benefits WATP.

 

May 9:  Helicopter Rides, 11 am – 1 pm

Holy cow! It’s Helicopter Ride Day, the day we’ve all been waiting for thanks to Liberty Flight School. Yes!!

Rides cost $50.00 for adults and $40.00 for children 12-years-old and under.

Gift Certificates good for one year from purchase date are available via our Gift Shop.

Want a perfect gift for that special hard-to-please someone in your life? Why not give a helicopter ride? We know he or she will thank you for it!

 

June 6:  Gala, 6 – 10 pm

A Blast from the Past Bash with a “Back to the Future/1950s” theme.

Cocktails begin at 6 pm; dinner and entertainment at 7:30 pm.

Features open bar, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, full meal, silent and live auctions, great music and more!

Dressy attire requested.

Stay tuned for updates… you don’t want to miss this!

 

June 21:  FatherFest, 11 am – 3 pm

A great day to honor Dad for all he does. And what better way to say “Thank you'” than an awesome helicopter ride?

Something a little unusual, something a little scary, but we have cars, motorcycles and remote control helicopters, too!

Helicopter Rides, 11 am – 1 pm

Antique Car and Motorcycle Shows

Remote Control Helicopter Shows

 

June 24*:  S.T.E.A.M. Story Time, 10:30 am

(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)

Enjoy stories, songs and creative science activities for ages 3 to 6.

Free with paid museum admission!

Contact Erica Zwilling via email at e.zwilling@americanhelicopter.museum with questions.

 

July 1*:  S.T.E.A.M. Story Time, 10:30 am

The topic will be Helicopters.

 

July 8*:  S.T.E.A.M. Story Time, 10:30 am

 

July 9:  Dinner Dish, 6 – 8 pm

Middle and High School Girls will “dish” about topics relating to females and science while enjoying pizza and dessert.

$10.00 per session.

Contact Erica Zwilling at e.zwilling@americanhelicopter.museum for more information or to register.

 

July 22*:  S.T.E.A.M. Story Time, 10:30 am

 

July 29*:  S.T.E.A.M. Story Time, 10:30 am

 

July 30:  Dinner Dish, 6 – 8 pm

(See July 9 for description.)

 

August 5*:  S.T.E.A.M. Story Time, 10:30 am

 

August 15:  World Helicopter Day, 10 am – 2 pm

World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of the contributions that helicopters make to our society.

  • MedEvac Foundation International’s Great American Safety Drive program

  •  Penn Medicine Chester County featuring their Certified Chest Pain Center teaching Hands-Only CPR

  •  West Chester YMCA, Whirly-Girls, Goshen Fire Company, MidAtlantic MedEvac and MedTrans displays and demonstrations

  • Food vendors, rides, games, misting station and more

  • Helicopter Rides, 11 am – 2 pm

 

September 19:  Hops’N’Helicopters, 1:00 – 5 pm

(Museum closes at noon)

Join us for a Brew Fest with helicopters and more!

Various breweries and wineries feature some of their best beverages.

Helicopter Rides, 1 – 5 pm

 

September 26:  Annual Smithsonian Live Day, 10 am – 5 pm

 

October 18:  Helicopter Rides, 1 – 3 pm

A chance to see autumn colors from the air. Beautiful!

 

November 7:  Tribute to Veterans, 10 am – 2 pm

Thank a Veteran for your freedom!

Helicopter Rides, 11 am – 2 pm

 

December 12:  SantaFest, 11 am – 2 pm

Santa arrives via helicopter to greet and hear the “Wish Lists” of good girls and boys.

Lots of fun and Holiday Magic for everyone!

Helicopter Rides, 11 am – 1 pm

 

Gift certificates for helicopter rides good for one year from purchase date are available for those special people in your life who want to “live on the wild side”… You know who they are. Sure, you can buy something at a mall or online… Ho Hum! But, a helicopter ride? Now, that’s something different, exciting AND a once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity… HECK YEAH!

 

Charge by phone at 610-436-9600, purchase via PayPal, or stop in at our cool Gift Shop today!

 

Contact Us

1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380
610-436-9600
info@americanhelicopter.museum

Museum Hours

Open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Last Admission at 4 pm
Open Sunday,12 to 5 pm
Last Admission at 4 pm
Monday and Tuesday open by appointment only.
Adults – $10.00
Seniors, Children under 12 and Students with ID - $8.00
Children under 2 - FREE

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