November 29, 2023

Navy Museum Releases Aviation Artist’s 3-D Photo Book


Fans of aviation artist Hank Caruso can find his new book at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park, MD.

For the CH-53K, a Real-World, Heavy-Lift Mission


A Marine Corps CH-53K King Stallion completed its first official fleet mission. The heavy-lift helicopter recovered another helicopter from a mountain ridge. “Heavy lift is a unique and invaluable mission for the Marine Corps. Horsepower is our weapon system and the CH-53K is armed to the teeth,” said the VMX-1 officer in charge.

New Navy Museum Building Set to Open

Pax Museum Naval Air Museum

It’s been years in the making, but the new 20,000 square-foot Patuxent River Naval Air Museum complex is ready for its public debut. The museum’s new building will open to the public during a celebration on Memorial Day weekend, starting at 10 am Saturday, May 28.

Navy Museum Raising Funds for New Exhibits

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum featured on Southern Maryland Gives website, seeking support for hands-on, interactive, high-tech exhibits for the new building.

Meet the Authors at Navy Museum


Why just read a book when you can also meet the person who wrote it? The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Association is planning a Meet the Authors event from noon to 4 pm May 15, 2016, and the public is invited.

Meet the Airplane: 55 Years of Drones

Meet the Airplane

Anyone interested in unmanned aircraft is welcome, 11 am to 4 pm Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park, MD. Museum admission is free for the event. Kids of all ages can play games and perhaps even get some hands-on flight experience.

World-Class Naval Air Museum Is Here

naval air museum

Opening of the state-of-the-art building for a world-class Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is celebrated.

Authors Tell Story of Frederick Trapnell

Author event

Meet authors of book on Frederick Trapnell, Godfather of Modern Naval Aviation and namesake of Trapnell Field at NAS Patuxent River, Nov. 14 at Pax River Museum

Meet a C-2 Greyhound @ Pax River Museum


The Pax River Naval Air Museum is offering the opportunity to get a close-up view of a C-2 Greyhound on Nov. 7, 2015.

Sponsors Sought for Pax River Museum Event

Pax River Museum STEAM Day

A dinner to celebrate the opening of a new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum building is planned for Nov. 6 and sponsors are being sought.