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Collection Management Division

Collection Management

The Collection Management Division is responsible for the stewardship of the national historical property collection of the U.S. Air Force. While the majority of the collection is housed at the museum, one third of the collection is on loan to both civilian and military heritage activities throughout the world. Division personnel work closely with all museum divisions in preserving the historical property collection for research and display. The division manages the Historical Property, Restoration Support and Unit Memorabilia collections of the United States Air Force. This is in accordance with AFI 84-103 and achieved through the highest professional standards outlined by the American Alliance of Museums.

USAF Field Museums

In addition to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the USAF operates several field museums and heritage centers. Please call ahead as some may not be open to the public. They are:

Air Force Armament Museum - Eglin AFB, Fla.
Air Force Flight Test Center Museum - Edwards AFB, Calif.
Air Force Space and Missile Museum - Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla.
Air Mobility Command Museum - Dover AFB, Del.
Barksdale Global Power Museum - Barksdale AFB, La.
Enlisted Heritage Research Institute - Maxwell AFB, Ala.
Hill Aerospace Museum - Hill AFB, Utah
Malmstrom AFB Museum - Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
McChord Heritage Center - McChord AFB, Wash.
Museum of Aviation - Robins AFB, Ga.
Peterson Air and Space Museum - Peterson AFB, Colo.
Sheppard AFB Heritage Center - Shepperd AFB, Texas
South Dakota Air and Space Museum - Ellsworth AFB, S.D.
Travis AFB Heritage Center - Travis AFB, Calif.
USAF Airman Heritage Museum - Lackland AFB, Texas
Warren ICBM and Heritage Museum - F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.

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Contact the Collection Management Division at nationalmuseum.donations@us.af.mil.