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What's Happening

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will remain open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of March. Visitors will have the opportunity to get an up-close look at an aircraft from 5-8 p.m. The Museum Store will remain open as well.
Registration for our FREE Summer Rocketry Camps will open Friday, March 5 at 9 a.m. These camps are designed to teach students the basics of rocketry principles while having fun building their own model rockets. The camps are being offered in two different formats: in-person or remotely. Click on the picture for more information.
A new space art exhibit hosted by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in conjunction with the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA) titled “The Beauty of Space,” will open at the museum on Feb. 26, 2021. The Exhibit, which will be on display in the museum’s Cold War Gallery, will include 49 awe-inspiring pieces in varying mediums from 20 artists.
2nd and 3rd grade teachers invited to register now for our virtual Read Across America program, March 2-30, 2021. Click on the picture for more information.
Now accepting registration from students ages 14-18 who are interested in taking an introductory course to becoming a pilot. This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required. Click on the picture for more information.

Plan Your Visit

Museum Hours
Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day
and New Year's Day
FREE admission and parking, plus FREE WiFi!

The museum will be open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month between August-December 2020.​


Museum Location
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio 45433
(near Dayton)
(937) 255-3286

Plan Your Visit

Private Event Venue

Interested in hosting a private event or meeting
at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force?


Click here to find out about our unique event space

Security Notice

All visitors may be screened with a metal detector upon entry. In addition, all bags are subject to search and may be placed through an X-Ray machine. Weapons are not permitted including pocket knives. Security staff will be wearing cloth masks, face shield and gloves.
  • Visitor Photography Notice

    Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed or recorded by the U.S. Air Force for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on public websites and social media.  
    Individuals are permitted to take their own photographs or videos while touring the museum.

Circle logo that says The United States of America - World War II 75th Commemoration - Remember VTo commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force along with nine other Ohio Museums featuring WWII history have joined forces to offer a new Homefront to Warfront Drive-it-Yourself Trail.
Click here to see a map of the trail.

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