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Summer Fun: “Bail Out” with the History of Parachutes at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum Family Fun Day

100 Days of Summer: Day 20

Come and learn about the development of parachutes and Glenn Martin’s role in this history.  As a family, make a parachute, play with a large parachute and see a Power Point illustrating the history of parachutes.

Maryland has a rich aviation and aerospace history, which the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum has been preserving since 1990.

Much of this aviation history was made in Middle River, Maryland by the Glenn L. Martin Company (later Martin Marietta).

You can discover and explore  this history in the Museum where you will find history you can touch, and more than a dozen aircraft on display, including three built by the Glenn L. Martin Company in Middle River.

The Museum’s archives, containing plans, documents, research models, aircraft tools, and components, as well as an indexed collection of more than 200,000 aviation and company photographs, is an important resource for researchers.

The Museum offers educational programs for all ages, from a free monthly speaker series to special tours for schools and other groups.

Find more information about the museum here

Martin State Airport, 701 Wilson Pt. Road, Suite 531, Middle River,  MD 21220

Hours: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM to 3 PM or by appointment

Closed on major holidays

​Admission: Adults: $6

Children 11 years of age and under: $3

Includes visit to the Flight Line at Strawberry Point

Open Cockpit  Saturdays Admission

Adults: $8

Children 11 years of age and under: $5

Adult Guided Tours  $8 (by appointment only)

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