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Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
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Reservations are requested for all Education Group Field Trips.

Groups may visit on their own without a museum-sponsored educational program; however, it is recommended to have a designated date and time for your visit.

To register your visit, please complete this registration form completely by selecting the "Educational Visit Request" button. Once your request is submitted a member of the Education Division will reach out to you via email within 3 business days. Your visit request is not considered "final" until you receive a final confirmation email.

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The museum's Education Division offers a variety of programs that meet national standards in STEM, history, English-language arts and more. All requests must be submitted at least 4 weeks in advance of your requested program date.

Classes are available for students in Grades 2-12 with learning opportunities related to science, technology, engineering, and math, as well as history (and other social studies fields).
Classes are offered at the museum Tuesday - Thursday.

Visit our Educational Classes page to learn more about what classes are offered and how to register. 

Tours and Presentations:
Educational tours and presentations are available Monday - Friday on a variety of topics beginning from early flight through the modern space program. 

Visit our Tours and Presentations page to learn more about specific offerings and how to register. 

Written requests are required for all School, Scout, Youth, and Adult Groups planning to visit the museum.

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Touch tours are offered for blind or visually impaired students and adults of all ages. Participants will be allowed to touch a number of aircraft on exhibit while wearing white museum gloves. 
Please note that this is a one-on-one tour with the visually impaired individual and a docent. Only five visually impaired individuals can be accommodated per touch tour. 

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Outside Food/Personal Sack Lunches
Outside foods and personal sack lunches are not permitted inside the museum. An outside picnic area is available on a first-come, first-served basis. In the event of inclement weather, field trip coordinators will be provided instructions to request and indoor lunch exception. 

Onsite Food Purchases
There are 3 options to purchase food/meals inside the museum

1) The Launchpad Shop 'n Snack, operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, is located on the Cold War Gallery Overlook and offers prepacked food/snacks. All food and drinks (other than water) purchased in the Launchpad must be consumed in the Launchpad.

2) The Valkyrie Café, located above the Museum Store, offers drinks, prepackaged foods/snacks and limited hot items. All food items purchased in the Valkyrie must be consumed in the Valkyrie (other than water).  The Valkyrie Café is operated by the 88th Force Support Squadron. 

3) Box lunches can be arranged for delivery through the 88th Force Support Squadron (FSS). Links to box lunch order forms are below. 
All box lunch deliveries should be arranged directly between the requesting group and the 88th FSS. Please ensure that your group has a chaperone available to meet them for acceptance of the delivery outside the museum building.  

Student Boxed Lunches
Adult Boxed Lunches

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- Students under age 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.

- One adult for every 10 school-aged visitors is required. Please have young people divided into these groups prior to your arrival.

- No touching, climbing on, or entering aircraft or other exhibits is permitted, unless otherwise stated.

- For safety reasons, no running is permitted.

- No loud, abusive, or disruptive behavior is permitted.

- Do not go beyond roped-off areas.

- Visitors may carry a clear sealed water bottle (up to 20 oz) while touring the museum. Food and drink purchased in the cafe must be consumed in the cafe. No other food or beverages are permitted inside the museum. 

- Picnic shelters are available outside on a first-come, first-served basis.

- Purchases made in the gift shop should remain in the gift shop bag. Please keep receipts with these items.

- Smoking is not permitted in the museum.

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Experience all the Attractions when you visit with your School Group!
Enjoy 3D Movies on our Giant Screen, experience the Interactive Flight Simulators, the Movie Ride Simulator, and the Virtual Reality Transporter

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For questions or reservations please contact: Air Force Museum Attractions at 937.751.1580 or

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