Now accepting registration from students
ages 14-18 who are interested in taking an introductory course to becoming a pilot.
This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required.
Click here for more information.
We are not offering special programming or tours for school or youth groups at this time. We will re-evaluate the ability to provide these programs as conditions change. Please check our website for updates.
Download these Scavenger Hunts prior to your visit to add to your experience!
Download this Scavenger Hunt to follow along with the Virtual Tour of the Cold War Gallery.
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.
Museum events range from flying events and Air Force Band of Flight concerts to ceremonies and family events. Use the drop-down menus below to see details about upcoming events.
January 28 - September 6, 2021
SPACE: A Journey to Our Future
See this highly interactive exhibition that ignites the desire for space exploration and discovery. More information
February 26 - September 26, 2021
"The Beauty of Space" Art Exhibit
This exhibit will feature artwork by the International Association of Astronomical Artists. More information
Thursday, March 4
Museum Open Late, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The museum will be open after hours on the first Thursday of the month. Click here for more information.
Friday, March 5
Virtual Event – Women in the Air Force: From Yesterday into Tomorrow
An event to coincide with the new Women in the Air Force Exhibit and Women’s History Month. More information
Saturday, March 27
Plane Talks: In Observance of National Vietnam War Veterans Day
Subject matter experts will be stationed near the aircraft or exhibit that relate the Vietnam War. More information
Saturday, May 15
Plane Talks: Armed Forces Day
Subject matter experts will be stationed near the aircraft or exhibit that relate to Armed Forces. More information
Friday, September 17
Plane Talks: In Observance of 74th Anniversary of the Air Force and National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Subject matter experts will be stationed near the aircraft or exhibit that relate to the Air Force and POWs. More information
Thursday, November 11
Plane Talks: Veterans Day
Subject matter experts will be stationed near the aircraft or exhibit that relate to Veterans Day. More information
Tuesday, December 7
Plane Talks: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Subject matter experts will be stationed near the aircraft or exhibit that relate to Pearl Harbor. More information
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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is located at:
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
(near Dayton, Ohio)