The American Helicopter Museum and Training Heart affords vacation cheer all through the season starting with Flight Faculty Friday on Friday, Nov. 25, and ending with an O-gauge practice show by way of New 12 months’s.
Two thrilling workshops for youngsters ages 6 by way of 12 happen on Friday, Nov. 25. The primary, “Why Issues Fly,” from 9 a.m. till midday, is a hands-on workshop that explores the 4 forces of flight by way of interactive displays and demonstrations. Then, from 1 to 4 pm, “Drones within the Sky” explores the fascinating world of drones throughout which college students have the possibility to pilot these superb autos. Register at present through the web site at https://americanhelicopter.museum/events/flight-school-friday/
AHMEC’s Museum Retailer will take part in Museum Retailer Sunday, an annual vacation procuring day supporting cultural establishments and their shops on Sunday, Nov. 27. Discover many nice presents for the helicopter fanatic and obtain reductions on gadgets, together with one free grownup admission to the Museum with the acquisition of any retailer reward for Toys for Tots. See https://americanhelicopter.museum/museum-store-sunday-at-ahmec/ for extra data.
Moreover, the “Star Trek Display-Used Props and Costumes” exhibit that opened in early September closes on Sunday, November 27. This distinctive assortment of screen-used and production-made artifacts spans many years and encompasses costumes, weapons, communicators, and even items of the starship Enterprise! A delight for hard-core Trekkies and informal followers alike, this once-in-a-lifetime exhibit is an opportunity to look backstage and see a few of the most iconic props from the Star Trek universe.
The great world of trains opens on Saturday, Dec. 3, by way of New 12 months’s with the Museum’s new functioning O-gauge practice show run by its volunteers, who shall be out there to reply questions. Learn extra https://americanhelicopter.museum/holiday-trains-at-ahmec/
Extra trains observe on Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4, when the East Penn Traction Membership, a gaggle of 300 fanatics all through the Delaware Valley and Philadelphia area, shows and operates a few of its O-gauge (1:48 scale) and HO-gauge touring layouts of trolleys within the Museum Mannequin Room and solutions questions.
AHMEC’s annual Santa Fest occurs on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving at 11 a.m. Crafts, actions, films, and different vacation cheer abound. Remedy pets from Paws for Individuals assist create a enjoyable, festive day for all ages. Discover extra data on the web site at https://americanhelicopter.museum/events/santafest/
One other day of trains chugs into the Museum’s Mannequin Room on Saturday, Dec. 17, because the Prepare Collectors Affiliation Atlantic Division, a nationwide group of mannequin railroad fanatics devoted to accumulating, preserving, and working mannequin trains, shows and operates one in all its many layouts and solutions questions
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The American Helicopter Museum and Training Heart, positioned at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, is the nation’s premier aviation museum devoted completely to helicopters. Established in 1996, the nonprofit group collects, restores, and shows rotary-wing plane, together with over 35 civilian and army helicopters, autogyros, and convertiplanes.