2001: A Space Odyssey Comes to the Air Force Museum Theatre, 8/24
The Air Force Museum Theatre's Hollywood series continues on Sunday, August 24th with the classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey. First released in 1968 it became the highest grossing picture that year in North America. Today it is nearly universally recognized by critics, film-makers, and audiences as one of the greatest and most influential films ever made. 2001: A Space Odyssey chronicles the rise of the human race from caveman to spaceman. The film follows a group of astronauts as they seek to find the elusive "monolith" while under threat by the super intelligent computer HAL 9000. Directed by the visionary Stanley Kubrick, and based on the novel by sci-fi master Arthur C. Clarke, this film heralded the rise of realistic special effects that remain impressive even today.
Our theatre is located inside the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, the world's largest military aviation museum, with free museum admission and free parking. Plan to arrive early for a tour or one of our other films Our daily schedule includes films such as: D-Day: Normandy 1944, Fighter Pilot 3D, and Hidden Universe. For more information and to purchase tickets visit our website.
The Theatre is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c) (-3) organization; established to assist the Air Force in the development and expansion of the facilities of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit our website. The Air Force Museum Foundation, is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.
The Museum is located six miles northeast of Dayton, accessed easily off Interstates 70 and 75 to Interstate 675, exit 15, which is the Colonel Glenn Highway exit. The museum is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Parking and admission are free; however, there is a charge for the Theatre. For more information, visit the Museum on the Web at the museum's website.