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Wedding Venue

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center Wedding

Love Is In The Air

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center Wedding

Looking for a unique wedding venue that offers a one-of-a-kind experience for your guests? Celebrate your special day at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA, where you will be surrounded by our impressive collection of iconic and well-preserved rotary aircraft. 


It’s a fun and affordable wedding venue that offers over 3,000 square feet of flexible space that can accommodate both intimate weddings and larger parties up to 250 seated guests.

Gather with friends and family on your wedding day in a space that is as unique as your love. Your guests will enjoy drinks, dinner and dancing while meandering through fascinating historic aircraft and exploring the many displays and exhibits. Let your wedding day be a one-of-a-kind celebration that will be remembered for a lifetime.

Flexible and Budget Friendly

Our museum offers you total flexibility in designing your day. From a ceremony in the theater to dinner and dancing among our collection of helicopters, to a tented reception under the stars overlooking the nearby runways, you can create special your day your own way. While we can provide vendor referrals, the final decision is all yours. Choose your own caterer, music, linens, florist, photographer, videographer, and so much more. The sky’s the limit!


Plus, our wedding venue is very budget-friendly. Contact us for more details.

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center Gay Wedding
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center Wedding Couple


All of our wedding venue rentals include: 


  • Use of our tables and chairs

  • Two event spaces, plus additional areas outdoors

  • Flexibility to use your preferred caterer and entertainment provider

  • Free on-site parking

  • Wireless internet

  • State-of-the-art sound systems

  • Large theater for wedding ceremonies


The American Helicopter Museum staff be with you every step of the way…from initial booking to the clean-up after your event.

Convenient Location

The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is conveniently located just outside of the beautiful and historic borough of West Chester, with many shops, restaurants and hotels for your guests to enjoy. Plus, we are just 30 miles from Center City Philadelphia, making us close to all of the rich culture, history and nightlife that Philly has to offer.

  • Can I touch or climb in the aircraft?
    Several aircraft are available for visitors to enter. Aircraft that you are not permitted to enter are either closed or have stanchions to prevent entry. If you are unsure, please ask a staff member.
  • Can I fly my drone at the museum?
    No. Due to FAA regulations, no one may launch a drone from the museum’s property.
  • Are pets or service animals permitted at the museum?
    Service animals are permitted but pets are prohibited.
  • Is there a charge for parking?
  • Is the museum handicapped accessible?
  • Are there designated smoking areas?
    No. The building and grounds are non-smoking.
  • Does the museum offer guided tours?
    The museum is a self-guided experience, with docents (availability varies) and staff in the gallery to answer questions. Group tours, which include a special program, are available; more info is available here.
  • Can I bring food?
    Yes. We have an indoor lunch room and outside picnic tables where you may eat your pre-packed lunch. Except on some special occasions (such as FamilyFest), the museum only offers snacks and drinks for purchase.
  • Are there special rules for photographing the aircraft?
    No. You are welcome to photograph our collection. Please follow the guidelines for closed aircraft.
  • Can I fly in to visit the museum?
    Any requests to fly into the Brandywine Airport (OQN) must be arranged through the airport.
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center Wedding

So, fly beyond traditional banquet halls.

Our unique wedding venue will leave a lasting impression on your guests

that they will never forget!


Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a private tour of our facility.

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