Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

African American Pioneers

Heritage Family Day Series

Museum Explainer with Young Visitor

Each February, the Museum celebrates the significant contributions African Americans have made to flight and space exploration despite the overwhelming obstacles they had to overcome. Visitors enjoy presentations, hands-on activities, and stories, and may have the opportunity to meet astronauts, fighter pilots, and others who will share stories of their challenges and accomplishments. They also learn about inspiring historic figures like Bessie Coleman through reenactments or story times.

Join us for other upcoming Heritage Family Days

This program is made possible through the generous support of Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Explainers at African American Pioneers in Aviation Family Day

Family Day

African American Pioneers in Aviation
Saturday, February 21, 2015
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Museum in Washington, DC
Admission: Free

Driving directions to the Museum in Washington, DC
Museum Floorplan

African American Pioneers in Aviation Family Day

Family Day

African American Pioneers in Aviation
Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Admission: Free, Parking $15

Driving directions to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Udvar-Hazy Center Floorplan

 

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