The Coast / Pooler

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

175 Bourne Ave.
Pooler, GA 31322

  • The General Lewis E. Lyle Rotunda

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  • The Chapel of Fallen Eagles

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  • Combat Gallery

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  • National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

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Visit one of the world's most powerful museum experiences, the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. Located only minutes from historic downtown Savannah, where the Eighth Air Force was activated in 1942, the 90,000-square-foot museum is dedicated to preserving the history and stories of the Eighth Air Force, the "greatest air armada of all time." Hear the unforgettable stories of bravery, experience a bomber mission and briefing, and see the ongoing restoration of the World War II B-17 Flying Fortress "City of Savannah" inside the Museum's Combat Gallery. The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is an experience not to be missed while visiting Savannah!

We are pleased to be able to offer group tours of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. These tours can be self-guided or guided by our incredible Museum Docents. If you choose for your group to tour self-guided (on your own), you will want to plan on a minimum of two hours. Guided tours are two hours in length. If you have limited time, just let us know and we will tailor a shorter tour for your needs.

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is home to a traditional English Pub. You can enjoy lunch there, Monday–Friday from 11 am–2 pm, with food prepared by our in-house restaurant, Miss Sophie's Marketplace.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Active Duty Military $8.00

    Adults $12.00

    Children ages 6-12 $8.00

    Children under age 5 $0.00

    Retired Military $11.00

    Seniors $11.00

    World War II Veterans $0.00

    Cuisine Served





    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    Restaurant on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required


    Maximum Group Size: 100

    Minimum Group Size: 15


    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Hunter Board Room - 9 ft - - - - - - 8 -
    Flight Room - 9 ft - - - 40 28 - 36 -
    High Wycombe - 9 ft - 80 150 100 40 - 50 80
    Lewis E. Lyle Rotunda - 30 ft - 260 400 - - - - 260
    Colonial Group, Inc. Art Gallery - 9 ft - 130 240 100 40 - - 130