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The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Veterans Day Tribute to Veterans and Active Military event when visitors will have the opportunity to meet military veterans of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, as well as Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans. There will also be representatives from local veteran organizations at the event including the Department of Veterans Affairs, AMVETS and the Hartford Vet Center offering service and support to active servicemen, servicewomen, their families and veterans.
Personal care items such as disposable razors, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, eye drops, etc., will be collected to be donated to active military serving overseas.
Veteran visitors are free for this event; active duty military will receive a 20% discount on admission, and servicemen and women in uniform will be admitted free of charge.
The New England Air Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. The museum is closed on Mondays during the winter season with the exception of holidays and during school vacation weeks. Admission is $12.50 for ages 12 and up, $11.50 for seniors 65 and up and $7.00 for ages 4 to 11. New England Air Museum members and children under 3 are admitted free.
For more information and directions to the museum, please visit www.neam.org or call (860) 623-3305. The New England Air Museum is located in Windsor Locks, Connecticut adjacent to Bradley International Airport.
The New England Air Museum is the largest aviation museum in New England comprised of three large public hangars, outdoor exhibits, and more than 100 aircraft ranging from early airships and flying machines to supersonic jets and helicopter. NEAMs mission is to celebrate and preserve New England’s air and space heritage. The museum offers special events and programs including open cockpits, flight simulators, and tons of hands-on family fun. The New England Air Museum is located on 36 Perimeter Road (off Route 75) on the North end of the Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. For more information please visit www.neam.org, call (860) 623-3305 or find us on Facebook.