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The Southern Museum of Flight is the premier aviation museum in Birmingham, Alabama. The facility holds over 80 aircraft illustrating the history of aviation from the beginning of flight in 1903 to the experimental aircraft of today.
The South Wing is capable of holding 400 standing room only, 250 seated with buffet and dance floor and 300 plated dinner events. The Early Aviation and Shadow Gallery has hosted the coolest VIP coctail functions for up to 200 people. The museum art gallery upstairs, which has held original artwork depicting aviation history can hold small functions for 80 people. The entire museum has been used for corporate training functions, fundraising kick-off events, academic achievement scholastic events and personal receptions.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Rehearsal, Special Event, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Video/Film Shoot, Screening, Reading, Meeting, Studio Art, Exhibition, Audio Recording
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use Some restrictions on use of aircraft and displays.


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

Call me, Elizabeth Grady, events manager at 205-833-8226 or use the bat-phone in an emergency booking situation at 315-530-7263. Texting me is the best way to reach me. I am always on the go. Text rental request to the 315 number.

Hours Of Operation The museum is open 9:30-4:30pm. Rentals may use any day except some holidays - but even then - I'm usually available, because I love this place!
Rental Policy Basic rental gist: Negotiate the fee with me - general prices are online. Donations must be decreed by the Mayor, have in-kind trade agreement or gotten the thumbs up from our Executive Director. Then contract will be created and agreed upon by both parties. Once you sign the contract, 50% of the fee is needed to book the event. The remainder is due 45 days prior to the event. Please look at the rental fees online at under facility rental rates. Evening events must purchase security at $200.
Cancellation Policy 100% refund 45 days before the date of the event.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit
Rental Personnel On site manager, Maintenance, Security
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card, Payment plan, Barter
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities Percussive footwear, Street shoes, Rosin use, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted, Solvents/chemicals

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 75000.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Fly space/theatrical rigging, Rigging points, Outdoor, Industrial sink
Technology Internet access, WiFi, Live streaming, Audio/visual needs in every used event space. Microphones, video screen, projector, laptop, lectern, bluetooth keyboard, power point clicker,
Flooring Carpet, cement
Stage Configuration 8 x 10 small portable stage
Stage Dimensions 8 ft x 10 ft with 30 ft ceiling
Seating capacity 300
Seating Obstructed views

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Risers, Tables
Amenities Secure storage
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment Sound system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Basic needs for conference or fundraiser event.
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen, DVD player
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment Welding, Welding or shop use would be under the Restoration department with Zach Edison. Call 205-833-8226

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Free garage/lot parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Elevator, Patron restrooms
Audience Services Vending machines, Restrooms
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Rehearsal $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Special Event $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Class $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Audition $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Photo Shoot $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Video/Film Shoot $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Screening $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Reading $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Meeting $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Studio Art $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Exhibition $1,700-$2,500 - - -
Audio Recording $1,700-$2,500 - - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performance - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Rehearsal - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Special Event - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Class - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Audition - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Photo Shoot - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Video/Film Shoot - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Screening - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Reading - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Meeting - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Studio Art - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Exhibition - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000
Audio Recording - $1,700 $4,000 $6,000

This space was last updated on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 5:39PM