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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).

Upcoming Family Day

Kite Tales
Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Celebrate spring through fun demos and hands-on activities and build and fly your own kite!

Future Family Days

May 18, 2019 – Armed Forces Day and International Museum Day
Designed for visitors of all ages and offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy.

June 15, 2019 – Play Ball

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


July 20, 2019 – 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

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


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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