Although the Aviation Wing of the Marietta Museum of History does not officially open until sometime early next year, the Museum and its volunteers have been making quite a bit of progress and would like to show it off. On August 20th and 21st, from 10am to 3pm, the Museum will be opening the doors at the aviation site for visitors to come out for a FREE day.

This is a chance to bring the family and explore some of the aircraft as well as the progress of the site thus far. There are four aircraft that will be open for visitors to enter and explore; The C-141 StarLifter plane, JetStar plane, S-3 Viking plane, and the H-1 Iroquois helicopter. Volunteers will also be available to give guided tours around the site.

There will be booths with information on the Marietta Museum of History and the Aviation Wing site. In addition, the non-profit, Operation Stars and Stripes, Inc., will have games for the children, letter writing to soldiers overseas, and wish-list of items that are needed for our military men and women.

Date:
Friday, August 20, 2010
11:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday, August 21, 2010
11:00am – 3:00pm

Admission:
Admission is free.

Address:
The Aviation Wing of the Marietta Museum of History
S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd SE
Marietta, GA 30060

Directions:
From Marietta Square:
Take Power Springs St., turn left on Waverly Way. Turn right on Atlanta St. and proceed for 2 miles. Cross South Cobb Drive and take the first traffic light to the left, then back to the left at the at the next intersection. Turn right at the 4 way stop sign and enter the first gate on your left.

Parking:
Visitors should park on the blacktop beyond the gate.

For more information, please call (770) 794-5710

About the Marietta Museum of History:
The Marietta Museum of History is dedicated to preserving the history of Marietta and Cobb County by providing and educational, enlightening, and engaging experience.

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