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Education Overview

Welcome to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Prepare to have a high-flying time at the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum! Whether you are an educator looking for a STEM connection or a youth group leader or family looking for fun aerospace activities, we have a variety of programs to meet your needs. Because we want your visit to be the best it can be, we encourage you to review all the materials in this section carefully before your visit to familiarize yourself and your group or family with what the museum has to offer. If you have additional questions, contact the Education Division at nationalmuseum.mut@us.af.mil.

Some materials for educational programs are provided by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc.
(Federal endorsement is not implied).

Schedule a Program

Scheduling for Sept. 1, 2018 through Aug. 31, 2019 will open on Aug. 1, 2018.
Click here to learn how to schedule a school group visit or a youth group visit.
  • Upcoming Events
    Museum events range from flying events and Air Force Band of Flight concerts to ceremonies and family days. Use the drop-down menus below to see details about upcoming events.
  • JULY 2018

    Thursday, July 19

    Living History Series, 6:30 p.m. ($) - Bridge of Spies

    The Air Force Museum Theatre will have a special showing of Bridge of Spies, with guest speaker Francis Gary Powers, Jr. Click here for more information.

    Friday, July 20

    A Glimpse Behind the Scenes, 1 – 3 p.m.


    This program will provide visitors with an opportunity to engage with program volunteers on elements of the restoration process highlighted through a variety of materials and visuals. This program will take place every first, third and fifth Friday of the month and is open to all visitors. Registration is not necessary.  Interested visitors can stop by the demonstration tables located in the Space STEM Learning Node anytime between 1-3 p.m.

    Saturday, July 21

    Family Day, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    The Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month. These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Each month features a new theme such as engineering, meteorology, gravity, and space.  Click here for more information.

    Sunday, July 22


    Hollywood Film Series, 4 p.m. ($) - Star Wars The Last Jedi


    The Air Force Museum Theatre will have a special showing of Star Wars The Last Jedi. Click here for more information.

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Contact Us

For more information about educational programs, please email the Education Division.

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