Armistice Centennial Commemoration

Nov 11 10:30 am

Pause the clock for a few hours to honor those who served during the Great War.

Join us as we commemorate the centennial of “the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month,” when the Allies of World War I signed an agreement with Germany to ended hostilities on the Western Front. In honor of this milestone anniversary, the Museum will offer open-house activities that are free to the public, including WWI aircraft demonstrations (weather dependent) and screenings of the Howard Hughes iconic 1930 film “Hell’s Angels.”


TICKETS

Adult Rate: Free • Youth Rate: Free

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SCHEDULE

All Museum exhibits and displays will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
10:30 am Ground Vehicle Demos Kick off the day with our knowledgable ground vehicle volunteers, as they present WWI-era vehicles and motorcycles from the Museum’s collection.
10:45 am Armistice Day Ceremony Come together with veterans, families, and community leaders on historic Runway 17 to celebrate 100 years since the end of the war to end all wars, and to honor the millions who served and those among them who died for the cause.
12:00 pm Iconic Engine Demos Ignite your imagination as our Auto Shop Crew fires up the iconic engines that started it all!
12:30 pm Film Screening: Hell’s Angels Produced and directed by Howard Hughes, this 1930 aviation war film is hailed as one of the big screen’s first sound action films! Starring Ben Lyon, James Hall, and Jean Harlow in her breakout role, Hell’s Angels features aerial combat scenes and innovative production techniques, making it a must-see for cinephiles and history buffs alike!
12:30 pm Armistice Archives Tour From audacious to obscure, take the road less traveled with Archivist Sarah Dunne to explore the Museum’s darkest corners on this special WWI-themed journey!

SPONSORS

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Midcoast Detachment Marine Corps League #637 - These 40+ members are our regional reps in the Marine Corps League - the only Congressionally chartered Marine-related veterans organization in the country!


VISITOR INFORMATION

PARKING

Free, onsite parking will be offered all day. Handicap accessible spaces are located to the immediate right of the Museum’s Main Entrance.

ACCESSIBILITY

Mobility Equipment: A limited number of wheelchairs and walkers are available free of charge for use while visiting the Museum. Equipment is located near the restrooms in the Main Lobby and visitors may ask for assistance at the Front Desk.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located both in the Main Lobby and State of Maine hallway.

Service Animals: Certified service animals or service animals-in-training are welcome to visit the Museum. Unfortunately, pets and other animals are not allowed inside the Museum or within the event grounds.