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Alaska Aviation Museum

Anchorage, AK View map
5.0 out of 5 rating
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Up to 250 guests

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Up to 250 guests

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 35 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 40 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 250 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$300

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

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$300

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

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
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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:)

    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!
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4721 Aircraft Drive Anchorage, AK, 99502
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Alaska Aviation Museum frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Alaska Aviation Museum?

Alaska Aviation Museum includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Alaska Aviation Museum in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Alaska Aviation Museum for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Alaska Aviation Museum for wedding events?

Alaska Aviation Museum offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Alaska Aviation Museum offer?

Alaska Aviation Museum offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Alaska Aviation Museum offer for wedding events?

Alaska Aviation Museum offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Alaska Aviation Museum have available for wedding events?

Alaska Aviation Museum offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Alaska Aviation Museum and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Alaska Aviation Museum is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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