Museum Hosts Open House on October 4 and 5
(9/25/14 – Prince William, Virginia) The Americans in Wartime Museum will host its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 4 and 5, 2014, at “The Tank Farm,” 13906 Aden Road, Nokesville, VA. The family-friendly event, which is open to the public, is a preview of the future Museum, which is being built in Prince William County, Virginia.
This year’s event features new demonstrations and a flyover by a WWII P-51 Mustang fighter. Visitors will also have a chance to see the Museum’s new Oral History Mobile Studio, “The Voices of Freedom.” Suggested donation for attending is $10/adult with children attending free. Those planning to attend are asked to register at http://nmaw.wpengine.com/events.
2014 OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
All Day on Both Days (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.):
Museum Membership and Merchandise
Vehicles & Helicopter on Display
Living History Unit Displays
Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Artifacts and Displays in Hangar Building
Wartime Oral History Project Sign-Up
“The Voices of Freedom” Mobile Recording Studio
TBD on Saturday – P-51 Mustang Flyover
10:00 a.m. Presentation of Colors and Welcoming Remarks
10:15 a.m. Vehicle Demonstration
11:00 a.m. Living Assistance Dogs for Wounded Veterans Demo
11:30 a.m. Tactical & Vehicle Demos
12:30 p.m. Veterans Roundtable (Wartime Oral History Tent, Sunday Only)
12:45 a.m. Vehicle Demonstration
2:00 p.m. Vehicle Demo
2:30 p.m. U.S. Marine Corps Historical Company Demo
3:00 p.m. Vehicle Demo
4:00 p.m. Event Concludes
The Americans in Wartime Museum is a not-for-profit cultural and educational institution dedicated to telling the remarkable stories of American men and women who served our nation during wartime—in all branches of the military and on the home front, from World War I to the present. It will feature six full-scale Landscapes of War as well as an exceptional collection of operational military vehicles. More information is available at www.AmericansInWartime.org.
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