Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum (PRNAM) preserves and interprets the Patuxent River Naval Air Base history and heritage of advancing naval aviation technology. The museum is a repository of artifacts, photographs and film, documents and related heritage memorabilia from Patuxent River and other stations, such as Warminster, PA, and Trenton, NJ, that have been consolidated at Patuxent River. Groups will see a variety of military aircraft, learn about the Patuxent River from informative displays, and even have the chance to experience aerial combat using the flight simulator.
Contact Info
Address: 22156 Three Notch Rd., Lexington Park, MD 20653. Saint Mary’s County. Tel: 301-863-1900. Email: Website: Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12AM-5PM. 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES INSocial Studies, Technology.

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