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Purchase Tickets for the Air Zoo Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards

Purchase Tickets to the 2017 Air Zoo Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards Gala & Dinner

We hope you will join us for the 2017 Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards Gala & Dinner at the Air Zoo the evening of Saturday, May 13th, 2017. This festive evening is focused on recognizing the amazing achievements of southwest Michigan high school students and K-12 level educators who have innovated and excelled within the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) education, and also celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame.

Select the number of tickets you would like to purchase below.
(Air Zoo volunteers/employees – Contact Nate Melvin @ 269.350.2812 to purchase tickets)


*A table includes 8 seats and a complimentary Air Zoo Family or Grandparent Membership.

For reservations of 9 or more, please contact Nate Melvin at 269.350.2812.

Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum

The Air Zoo offers a variety of ways for you to contribute. Please select the desired fund from the listings below to make an online contribution.

Checks made payable to the Air Zoo can also be mailed to:
Air Zoo Development Department
6151 Portage Rd.
Portage, MI 49002


Annual Fund

A gift to the Annual Fund is the most impactful way to support the Air Zoo, giving the flexibility to invest your gift in all areas of operation. Every contribution furthers the mission of the Air Zoo and is invested in the continued development and delivery of engaging and memorable experiences with a world-class collection, unique exhibits, and inspiring educational programs.


Support the Air Zoo Science Inspiration Fund

Science Inspiration Scholarship Fund

A gift to the Science Inspiration Scholarship Fund will provide educational opportunities for low-income students to be immersed in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) through their participation in the Air Zoo’s summer camps, classes, exhibits, outreach programs. Supports schools, youth service agencies, and individuals throughout the greater West Michigan area.



Legacy Endowment Fund

A gift to the Legacy Endowment Fund is a long-lasting investment that ensures the continued sustainability, growth, and success of the Air Zoo. Your support is a commitment to preserving the history of aviation and aerospace for future generations and helps ensure the Air Zoo will continue to provide engaging and educational experiences for years to come.



Benches & Brick Pavers

Honor a friend or loved-one with a lasting gift that will memorialize them in a unique and special way. Benches ($600) include an engraved nameplate and invite visitors to rest as they take in the Air Zoo collection and experience. Brick Pavers ($100) are installed in the Patio at the front of the Air Zoo. Bench plaques and brick pavers are comprised of three lines of text, fifteen characters per line.


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For questions about donating to the Air Zoo, please contact Maria Newhouse via email by clicking HERE, or via telephone at 269.350.2813.

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