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Monthly Family Days

The museum’s Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month (excluding December).  These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Aerospace demonstration stations are located throughout the museum's galleries to teach fun aerospace principles.  Each month features a new theme; such themes include engineering, meteorology, gravity, and space.

 

Some materials for educational programs are provided by the Air Force Museum

Foundation, Inc.  (Federal endorsement is not implied).

Upcoming Family Day

Meteorology Mania
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us to learn about various aspects of weather, especially regarding how it affects flight, through a number of fun demos and hands-on activities.


Future Family Days

March 17, 2018 – Meteorology Mania
Join us to learn about various aspects of weather, especially regarding how it affects flight, through a number of fun demos and hands-on activities.

April 21, 2018 – Kite Tales

Celebrate spring through fun demos and hands-on activities. Watch fascinating demonstrations of the incredible art of indoor kite flying and build and fly your own kite!

 

May 17-19, 2018 – Memphis Belle Exhibit Opening

Join us for fun hands-on learning during the Museum’s grand opening event for the Memphis Belle exhibit!

 

June 16, 2018 – Play Ball

Celebrate the beginning of summer by learning about the science behind a variety of sports activities.

 

July 21, 2018 – Newton in Space

Commemorate the anniversaries of both the Apollo 11 and the Apollo 15 moon landings by learning about rocketry and space flight through fun demos and hands-on activities, including a model rocket build and launch session (weather permitting).

 

August 18, 2018 – National Aviation Day

Commemorate National Aviation Day (and Orville Wright’s birthday) by learning about aerospace technology and history from 1903 to 2018 and beyond through fun demos and hands-on activities.

 

September 29, 2018 – Fall with Gravity

Celebrate the fall season while learning how we can overcome and cope with the force that causes falling!  Activities will include sitting in an actual B-2 ejection seat and trying on a parachute.

 

October 27, 2018 – Spooktacular Halloween Fun

Celebrate Halloween by learning fun science principles through Halloween-themed activities! Come dressed in your favorite costume!

 

November 17, 2018 – Exploring Engineering

Learn about engineering through fun demos and hands-on activities.