Alaska Aviation Museum
The Alaska Aviation Museum is happy to offer its main hangar for your event. Please call 248-5325 for an appointment to tour our facilities.
Rental Charges: Rental charges include use of main hangar and use of museum tables, chairs, waste receptacles, restrooms, and parking. The museum offers 15 round tables (8-10 tops) and 15 banquet tables (6-8 feet long). Linens should be provided by guest or caterer.
$250/Hour for Main Room
$200/ Hour for additional exhibit halls
Events that last longer than 12am will be charged an additional $50 per hour.
You will receive one hour of free set up and one hour of free clean up.
Food and Beverages: Please advise the museum as to who will be catering your event. If you plan to sell alcoholic beverages, you must additionally obtain a permit from the State of Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (tel: 269-0350 or www.abc.revenue.state.ak.us). Nonprofit organizations require Special Events Permit, while for profit events require a Caterer’s Permit. Copies of the permits must be submitted to the museum 14 business days before the event. Your caterer may be willing to handle this for an additional fee.
Space Preparation: It is the responsibility of the booking guest, meeting planner and/or caterer to set up the facility in the style they choose. Set up need to be done in the same day as the event. Please note, however, that the museum will continue to be open to the public during its normal hours. Museum staff will ensure that museum visitors do not disturb your event, once begun. All personal décor and items brought in for the event must be removed that night or before the museum open to the public the next day at 9am.
Deposit and Payment: A $200.00 deposit is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due on the event date. The museum accepts checks, cash, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
Event Cancellation: For a complete refund of your deposit, cancellation of event must be received by the museum 60 days prior to the scheduled date. Cancellations received less than 60 business days prior to the event will result in forfeiture of the deposit. Refunds for cancellations made 60 business days prior to the event will be sent within 10 business days of cancellation.
Cleaning: The rental fee does not include the cleaning of the building after your event. All trash must be bagged and deposited in the dumpsters provided. All event bookings require a $200 cleaning deposit when final payment is received. This cleaning deposit will be returned to the client within 10 business days after the event has concluded, and museum management has approved the rental space condition. However, if guests do not want to clean up, arrangements can be made prior to time of booking for museum staff to clean up after event for an additional $250.00.