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Grissom Air Museum Membership



A membership to the Grissom Air Museum helps fulfill our mission of preserving the military aviation history of the Bunker Hill/Grissom Air Force Base as well as the United States Naval Training Station at Bunker Hill. Your contribution supports our efforts to increase public comprehension of this base history while honoring those brave men and women who serve her.

Please mail payment to :

Grissom Air Museum
1000 West Hoosier Blvd.
Peru, IN 46970

Our Goal  is to raise
$15,000 in membership monies!

Membership Options:

___ $40 Wingman
___ $75 Crew Chief
___$125 D.S.O.
___ $175 Co-Pilot
___ $225 Pilot

___$500 Commander (Could be used as a Business Membership)


Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day has been an annual celebration dating back to the opening years of the Air Force Base (1954). The museum holds their celebration on the third Saturday in May starting at 10:00 AM. All military members both past and present will receive free admission.  Lunch will be available from 11-1. The Hall of Honor will be used by our guest presenters. Contact the museum for this year’s schedule.

Warbird Golf Outing

The Grissom Air Museum’s Annual Warbird Golf Classic at Rock Hollow Golf Course in Peru, Indiana is held the last Wednesday in May. Proceeds from this tournament will go towards the museum’s scholarship fund. Rock Hollow Golf Club is ranked as one of the best courses in the Midwest. Besides a great day of golf, you will enjoy our competition holes, meals, refreshments, prizes, and great fun while doing something important for the legacy of our museum. For more information, call Jim at 574-398-1451 or at Click here for your registration/sponsorship form.



Annual GUS Fly In

The “Annual GUS Fly In” is held the third Saturday in June  at Montgomery Aviation-Grissom ARB. This special day is set up for visiting aviators, and their friends and family, to have a chance to visit with other flyers while helping raise money for Down Syndrome Indiana. Your hosts is the Grissom Air Museum and their board of trustees. Breakfast will be served at Montgomery Aviation from 8:00-11:00 AM, at $5 each person. museum fee is a donation. A shuttle service to and from the museum will be available for all our guests. For more information contact Jim at 574-398-1451, or email him at Fly in for a great cause!

Warbird Cruise In

The Annual Warbird Cruise In, hosted by the Grissom Air Museum, is held the first Saturday in August . All show entries are allowed to park their classic by one of our classics in our Air Park.  Can you see your ’65 Mustang sitting next to a B-58 Hustler? Or what about your ’42 Ford parked under a B-25? Well if this sounds like a great time, contact Jim at 574-398-1451 or for your entry information. Come join us for a classic day of sun, fun, food, and fellowship!


Let us all take time from our professional and personal schedules to pay honor to those brave men and women that have served this country with dignity and bravery, our American Veterans. Celebrate Veterans Day at the museum on the Saturday before that National Holiday. We will offer FREE admission to all veterans, as well as refreshments, and time for you to talk with your fellow service men and women. On behalf of the trustees and members of the Grissom Air Museum, we say thank you for your service.