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Weddings at the Southern Museum of Flight
Celebrate your new adventure together surrounded by traditional and historic aircraft. Our brand new exhibit space will allow you and your guests a perfect setting for your Rehearsal Dinner, Ceremony and Reception. Our South Wing Hangar is capable of seating up to hundreds of your guests with additional space for your ceremony, entertainment and dancing.
For guests of 200 or less you can enjoy free parking, free rental and set up of all museum tables (60" rounds, 8', 6' and 4' rectangular) and chairs, and time to decorate the day before for your convenience. The bride and groom may have pictures made within the museum's F-86 jet and the North American T-6 Texan. We can also schedule engagement photos.
Receptions in the South Wing
$1250 (4 hours) $100 every additional hour
$200 for Security (Evening rental non-negotiable fee)
Wedding Ceremony & Reception Package
Having your ceremony and reception at the museum is a truly unique event. We suggest ceremony and reception events with over 150 guests include the entire first floor of the museum in their rental. Once the ceremony is complete your guests may investigate the museum while the South Wing is being transformed into your reception space. $1900 rental for the first floor includes the Shadow Gallery, the Kids Playroom, Early Aviation and Experimental Aviation.
A power-point tribute to the bride and groom is a fantastic addition to your dinner.
$200 for audio/visual equipment in addition to the rental fee.
Exclusive wedding packages can be created specially for your wedding weekend. Individual Charges apply.
Out of town guests will enjoy the convenience of the Museum being located close to the Birmingham International Airport and 10 minutes from exciting downtown Birmingham. Directions to the facility may be gotten here.
Take away the stress of planning the finer details with assistance from our Museum Events Manager. Brides and Grooms on a budget will also enjoy the flexibility to choose your own caterer from our tried and true caterer preferred list.
Read: "Five Unusual Venues from the Times Wedding Announcements"
Check out the gallery of photos for the New York Times announcement wedding of Caitlin and Matthew on Gretchen B's Facebook photo gallery here.
To schedule your visit with our Museum Events Manager, call 205.833.8226
Check out some aviation themed wedding ideas on our Pinterest page.
Visit our Wedding Gallery for more photos.
Photo courtesy of BlueMoon Studios, one of our preferred vendors. North American T-6 Texan
Photo courtesy of photographer John Pocopanni.
Lisa Marie Photography: Preferred vendor.