The theme for 2012 is Museums in a Changing World. New challenges, New inspirations. Inaugurated in 2010 on the occasion of the bicentenaries of Mexican independence and revolution the Aviation Museum of Mexican air force is little known by Mexicans.
Traditionally, every year since 1977, the International Museum Day is organised around 18 May. It can last for a day, a weekend or a whole week as long as the objective remains focused on the motto: “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”.
The International Council of Museums organises International Museum Day (IMD), a special time for the global museum community. On this day, participating museums interpret a topic affecting cultural institutions. International Museum Day is also a fantastic opportunity for museum professionals to meet their public. Museums are at the heart of the system; these institutions serve and develop society.
-Mexican Aviation Military Museum in Military Air Base No. 1 .-
Located inside an hangar in the Military Air Base No. 1 of Santa Lucia Edo. Mex.the military museum of Mexican aviation opens the door to all public and visitor arriving to his facilities free of charge.
For its location inside the hangar of the Mexicana Air Force (and the public mind that they are restricted installations)the distance from mexico city (45 min approximately) is not well known and visited but at the same time is the only military air museum in the country,the mainly purpose is contributing to the diffusion for the general public about the history of military aviation in Mexico.
The museum work is represented by a permanent exhibition of aircraft, vehicles, unique items, documents, photographs and sculptures that give the visitor the opportunity to explore passages and glorious deeds of the Mexican Air Forceas a component active and constant national history.