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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 the 2017-2018 school year is now open. 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.
  • JUNE 2018

    Thursday, June 21


    Living History Film Series, 6:30 p.m. - The Vietnam War

    The Oval of Honor presentation to three local Vietnam Veterans followed by a special screening of portions of The Vietnam War and a question and answer session with the honorees. Click here for more information.


    Friday, June 22

    U.S. Navy Blue Angels autograph session, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

    Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet select members of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, as they sign autographs from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on June 22. Museum doors will open to the public at 8 a.m. Click here for more information.


    Sunday, June 24


    Hollywood Film Series, 4 p.m. ($) - Thor: Ragnarok


    The Air Force Museum Theatre will have a special showing of Thor: Ragnarok. Click here for more information.

    Tuesday, June 26


    70th Anniversary of the Berlin Airlift - Plane Talks


    Throughout the year there will be occasional opportunities to interact with various subject matter experts. These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise.  Click here for more information.

    Friday, June 29

    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.

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Contact Us

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

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