April 18, 2018 –
Join HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George, and Miami International Airport, in celebrating MIA’s 90th anniversary! Discover the history of aviation in Miami and learn about some of its iconic figures, from aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss to Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and Eddie Rickenbacker. See Curtiss’ preserved home and gardens at the Curtiss Mansion, a designated site on the National Register of Historic Places. Reflect upon site of the former Pan American Seaplane Terminal, now Miami City Hall, and hear stories of naval aviation and flying boats in Dinner Key. Visit Miami International Airport and view the Hall of Aviation, featuring A Century of Flight: The Story of Aviation in Miami. Learn how MIA became Miami’s “Master Airport,” as you experience a behind-the-scenes look at the airport’s rich history.
Tour includes a buffet-style lunch at the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant. Lunch included in ticket price. Drinks not included.
Partners: MIA, Curtiss Mansion