On the first Thursday of each month, the Museum stays open late – and admission is FREE. 

Enjoy the Museum’s Great Gallery, Personal Courage Wing, Simonyi Space Gallery, Aviation Pavilion and more from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The Museum Store and Café also remain open for extended hours. 

Each month, we host local aerospace and technology organizations to:

  • Share their resources and services
  • Showcase their cutting edge technologies and 21st century skills
  • Provide innovative and interactive hands-on experiences. 

In addition, we offer opportunities for visitors and families to engage with:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Experience aerospace topics in fun and surprising ways with our popular family workshops.

Reservations are not required. Arrive anytime* between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM. *If you arrive before 5:00 PM, you will need to purchase admission.