This location is near and dear to our hearts, being in the same area as our original headquarters. Located in the heart of Santa Monica near the Santa Monica Airport, the Museum of Flying is a gorgeous event space and an aviation museum. This museum houses not only numerous WWII aircraft but also artifacts and collections from the founder and president of the Douglas Aircraft Company, Donald Douglas Sr. The museum’s vintage aircraft displays make it a unique Santa Monica event location. The grounds of this venue also accommodate up to 850 attendees, making it a great spot for your next corporate event. Santa Monica Airport is next door, meaning should your guests need to travel, they’ll be able to make it to this event location with ease. Our Santa Monica event coordinators adore this location for a wide variety of reasons and for many corporate event types.
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This unique venue is full of potential for your next corporate event in Santa Monica. Its prime location near the airport, as well as hotels, makes it ideal for traveling guests. So, too, is this venue a perfect canvas for all manner of corporate events. Our expert event planners can turn this open space into your dream event, utilizing fabrication, special lighting, and plenty of decor and design features. The antique aircraft overhead will add a special touch to the atmosphere of your event, and our event managers can incorporate them into your event design.
- Accommodates 600 attendees, or 850 standing
- Small screening room onsite, with seating for 35
- Boardroom event space with flatscreen television and connected parlor area
- Flight simulator available onsite
- Numerous aircraft on display, from a Wright-era recreation to jet-age planes
- Open floor plan with plenty of space for events
Parking at the Museum of Flying is limited, but our destination management team can arrange for parking at the airport next door. Lighting on site is available, but in order to make your event truly shine, our professional lighting team will need to bring in special event lighting. Event permits are required to book the Museum of Flying, something our event managers are well-versed in. We’ll handle all permits, arrangements, and bookings needed to make your dream event at the Museum of Flight become a reality.
If the Museum of Flight is booked on the date you plan to hold your event, Santa Monica and its surrounding cities have plenty of other historical locations and museums that offer similar experiences.
- Barker Hangar: (1 minute away)
- Santa Monica History Museum: (13 minutes away)
- California Heritage Museum: (11 minutes away)
- Shutters on the Beach: (11 minutes away)
- The Georgian Hotel: (14 minutes away)
- Olympic Banquet & Conference Center (8 minutes away)
- Santa Monica Civic Auditorium (12 minutes away)
If your attendees will be travelling, there’s plenty of excellent hotels nearby to choose from. Our destination management team can ensure your guests make it to and from the hotel of your choice, no matter the distance.
Looking to host your next event at the Museum of Flying? Let our experienced Santa Monica event coordinators give you a truly amazing experience. Our team will handle every detail from you, from booking and permits all the way to day-of event management and post-event teardown. We’ll take care of every step, so you can focus on enjoying your corporate event. To get started, simply fill out the form below, or speak to our event planners directly by calling 1.800.366.0603. We’ll make your Santa Monica event at the Museum of Flying one to remember!
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