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Welcome to the Education Division - Our mission is to inspire and educate students in the fields of STEM education, and support their educators & youth leaders


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The Education Division offers many hands-on programs, including Classes, Guided Tours, Presentations, Special Needs Programs and more. These aerospace activities provide an excellent opportunity to engage your students in STEM-based curriculum as well as history, social studies, art and language arts. 

Visit our FIELD TRIP INFORMATION page to learn more about planning:

► On Your Own Visits

► Scheduling Educational Programs (classes, tours and presentations)

► Special Needs Programs

► Lunch Policies

► Group Visit Guidelines



If you would like to book an Educational field trip, tour, or program for your group, please complete the request HERE.

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The Education Division offers a variety of resources that you can print before you visit, or do at home including Scavenger Hunts, Coloring Pages and Word Searches. 

Visit our Educational Resources page to learn more.

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A student sits behind the simulator in the Intro to Pilot Class

This free course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students, ages 14-18, must be able to attend all 6 sessions, based on the format of the class.

Advanced registration is required.

Click here for more information.


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This program is designed for students with a strong desire to work on a team interested in cybersecurity or other STEM disciplines. The team will participate in the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition which includes a series of online competition rounds and teams are given a set of virtual operating systems and tasked with finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Application required for students entering grades 9-12.
Click here for additional information.

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TARC Team members prepare to launch

Each year the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosts the "American Rocketry Challenge" (ARC). What is ARC? It is the world's largest rocket contest and involves having students design, build and launch rockets to meet a specific goal which changes each year.
All interested students entering grades 7-12 are encouraged to apply for this free program. 

Check back here in May 2024 for registration information.

The NMUSAF ARC Team is made possible by generous support from the Air Force Museum Foundation. (Federal Endorsement Not Implied)


If you have Education-related questions not addressed here, please contact the Education Division at nationalmuseum.mut@us.af.mil or call (937) 255-8048.