Alaska Aviation Museum

4721 Aircraft Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502 Map · Phone number
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About Alaska Aviation Museum

The Alaska Aviation Museum, located in Anchorage, Alaska, is a fabulous museum wedding venue, ideal for hosting a range of wedding events. This unique historical facility sits on the shores of the breathtaking Lake Hood, the world's largest seaplane base, providing stunning views. Couples can celebrate their day surrounded by over 30 amazing exhibits that depict Alaska’s historical use of aviation, creating a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests, sure to be remembered for years to come.

Facilities and Capacity

The Alaska Aviation Museum offers several truly unique event spaces to hold the wedding event of your dreams. Between May and September each year, the 737 Jet is available to host a gathering of up to 40 guests, allowing couples to hold their intimate ceremony within the jet itself for an extraordinary experience. For fabulous views, while you say your vows or a quirky cocktail reception, the Merrill Field Control Tower can hold up to 48 guests and provides panoramic views across Lake Hood and beyond. Alternatively, ceremonies can be held outdoors on the shores of Lake Hood for a picturesque service surrounded by loved ones and nature.

For your wedding reception, the Alaska Aviation Museum offers two large hangars featuring many historical exhibits. The Main Hangar can comfortably accommodate 150 standing guests or 120 for a seated reception. For larger parties, the Odom Hangar is available for up to 200 seated guests or 300 standing. The venue is happy to provide chairs and a range of tables for your event and each Hangar also comes with a wireless microphone, speakers, portable bar, and projector.

Services Offered

The friendly and professional staff at Alaska Aviation Museum are happy to allow couples the use of outside vendors for their day, providing a kitchen prep area on site which is ideal for catering purposes. They can also assist with the setup and cleanup of your event to facilitate a low-stress experience and help ensure your day goes smoothly.

History

The Alaska Aviation Museum opened to the public in 1988, but it’s conception began over a decade earlier with the formation of the Alaskan Historical Aircraft Society, founded by Ted Spencer in 1977. Since it’s doors opened the Alaska Aviation Museum has been committed to displaying, preserving, and honoring Alaska’s rich aviation history. Over the years, they have collected aircrafts and memorabilia from all eras pertaining to Alaska’s historical aviation pursuits. You and your guests are sure to enjoy the wide range of displays and exhibits, including the amazing 1928 Stearman c2b.

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2 Reviews for Alaska Aviation Museum

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Rachael · Married on 06/02/2018

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    Loved this venue!

    Had a wedding of 180 fit comfortably in the big hanger. Pictures were incredible! Very agreeable staff. Bathroom situation is a little odd but all my guests said the experience was amazing:)

    Sent on 05/09/2019

    Alaska Aviation Museum's reply:

    Thanks for the awesome review, Rachael! We count ourselves lucky to have customers like you. Cheers!
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    Kacie · Married on 08/02/2014

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    Amazing venue!

    It was the perfect venue for my rehearsal dinner! We were able to choose our own caterer, The Marx Bros. and everything was fabulous!

    Sent on 05/09/2019

Alaska Aviation Museum Pricing

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Alaska Aviation Museum FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 300.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 300.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 300.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 300.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Parking
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    300
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    Museum
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

  • Alaska Aviation Museum 1
    Member Discount

    Member benefits include free admission to the museum for the membership term, discount in the museum gift shop of 15%, Wings Over Alaska newsletter, and regular notification of events.

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  • 4721 Aircraft Drive Anchorage, AK, 99502 See on map
    9072485325 (Phone number)

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