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Dunkirk Screening to be held at the Air Force Museum Theatre


There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the 2017 historical action drama Dunkirk on March 25th at 4 pm.


Acclaimed director, screenwriter, and producer Christopher Nolan (Memento, The Prestige, The Dark Knight) wrote and directed this thriller about the Dunkirk evacuation during the early days of World War II. When 400,000 British and Allied troops end up trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, following a catastrophic defeat, a number of civilian boats set out to rescue them before they are decimated by the approaching Nazi forces.

This screening of Dunkirk is part of the Air Force Museum Theatre’s Hollywood Film Series, which features new and classic Hollywood blockbusters on the fourth Sunday of every month. Cassano’s Pizza King returns as the series sponsor for 2018.

Tickets for these screenings are only $5 per person. April’s film will be Inside Out (2015). The film for May is Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).

There are still a limited number of Full Year passes now available for only $30 per person. That’s 10 movies for the price of six with priority seating! Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.afmuseum.com/attractions/upcoming-events, at the Air Force Museum Theatre Box Office or by calling 937-656-4629.

In addition to the Hollywood Film Series, the theatre’s daily schedule includes Aircraft Carrier 3D, Dream Big 3D, D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D and Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag 3D. For more information, please visit http://www.afmuseum.com/movietimes or call 937-656-4629. Please be sure to check our Facebook page (htttps://www.facebook.com/Air.Force.Museum.Foundation).

About the Air Force Museum Theatre

The theatre is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that assists the Air Force in the development and expansion of the facilities of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit www.airforcemuseum.com. The Air Force Museum Foundation is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.

About the National Museum of the United States Air Force

The National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.

NOTE: For more information contact: Mary Bruggeman, Chief, Theatre Operations, 937-656-9623, mbruggeman@afmuseum.com or William Horner, Attractions Operations Manager, 937-656-9627, whorner@afmuseum.com


Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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