The Early Years Gallery is partially closed until further notice in order to examine the Caquot Type R Observation Balloon. Please check the museum’s website and social media pages for the latest updates.
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.
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio 45433
Click here to find out about our unique event space
- Box cutters
- Food and drink
* Firearms and other dangerous weapons are specifically prohibited in Federal facilities in accordance with 18 USC §930 (c)
- Water bottles (clear, sealed bottle, up to 20 oz.)
- Camera bags
- Diaper bags
- Service animals
Please note the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is not responsible for items left in vehicles.
Click here for frequently asked questions regarding items permitted inside the museum.
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.
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To 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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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is located at:
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
(near Dayton, Ohio)