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Monthly Family Days

The museum’s Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month (excluding December).  These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Aerospace demonstration stations are located throughout the museum's galleries to teach fun aerospace principles.  Each month features a new theme; such themes include engineering, meteorology, gravity, and space.

 

Some materials for educational programs are provided by the Air Force Museum

Foundation, Inc.  (Federal endorsement is not implied).

May Family Day


Armed Forces Day and International Museum Day
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Help us celebrate Armed Forces Day and International Museum Day with several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy.

JUNE FAMILY DAY


Play Ball
June 15, 2019, 9 A.M. - 3 P.M.

Celebrate the beginning of summer by learning about the science behind sports activities.

JULY FAMILY DAY

50th Anniversary of Moon Landing
July 20, 2019, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Help us commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 - the first time humans set foot on the moon.

Activities will include:

    -  Model rocket building and launching (weather permitting)
    -  Model and High Power rocket demo
    -  An Apollo 11 virtual reality experience using Google Expeditions
    -  Presentations including one titled “The Apollo Mission – Little
       known facts”
                                                             -  Space-related artifacts on display from the museum’s collection
                                                             -  Space Trivia
                                                             -  STEM demos and much more

 

Beginning May 25, the film “Apollo 11: First Steps 2D” will be showing in the Air Force Museum Theatre.

In addition, the Hollywood Film Series movie on Sunday, July 28 will be “First Man”.

Click here for information about the films.

Future Family Days

August 17, 2019 – National Aviation Day
Commemorate National Aviation Day by learning about the history and technology of aerospace.

September 28, 2019 – Fall with Gravity

Celebrate the fall while learning how we can overcome and cope with the force that causes falling!

 

October 26, 2019 – Spooktacular Aerospace Fun

Learn fun science principles through Halloween-themed activities! Come in your favorite costume!

 

November 16, 2019 – Exploring Engineering

Learn about engineering through fun demonstrations and hands-on activities.

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