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Please note that all Guided School Tours and Classes are currently booked through Sept. 1, 2023.
We encourage all school groups planning a museum visit during this time to take advantage of our Daily Free Guided Tours, Scavenger Hunts, or enjoy a Self-Guided Tour.
This summer, the National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer free beginner-level aerospace camps for students having entering grades 5 or 6 in the 2023/24 school year.
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The AFA CyberCamp program is designed to excite students new to cybersecurity about STEM career opportunities and teach them important cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities. Through the camp, students will learn how to protect their personal devices and information from outside threats, as well as how to harden entire networks running Windows 10 and Ubuntu operating systems. The AFA CyberCamp will culminate in an exciting final team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals and mimics AFA’s CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. (Federal endorsement not implied.)
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This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students, ages 14-18, must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required.
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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.
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Each year the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosts a "The American Rocketry Challenge" (TARC). What is TARC? 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. Application required for students entering grades 9-12.
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If you would like to book an Educational field trip, tour or program for your group, please complete the request HERE.
Box lunches can be arranged for delivery Monday - Friday 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.
*Please note that box lunch delivery is not available on Saturdays or Sundays.
Student Boxed Lunches
Adult Boxed Lunches
Download this Scavenger Hunt to follow along with the Virtual Tour of the Cold War Gallery.
Cold War Gallery Virtual Scavenger Hunt
If you have Education-related questions not addressed here, please contact the Education Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (937) 255-8048.
All visitors may be screened with a metal detector upon entry. In addition all bags are subject to search and may be placed through an X-Ray machine. Weapons are not permitted including pocket knives and firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons.
- Box cutters
- Food and Soda Drinks
* Firearms, to include conceal carry 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.