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Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
FREE Admission & Parking
For more information about the Education Division, please call (937) 255-8048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information and reservations at the digital 3D theatre or flight simulators, please call (937) 751-1577 or visit the Air Force Museum Foundation website.
Sack lunches are not permitted inside the museum. An outside picnic area is available, weather permitting, on a first-come, first-served basis.
If eating in the cafe, groups may choose to use the cafeteria or pre-arrange for box lunches. Food or drinks purchased in the cafe must be consumed in the dining area only. To arrange box lunches, please contact the cafe at (937) 751-1557 or visit the Air Force Museum Foundation website. If a member of your student or youth group needs food or beverage accommodation, please contact the café in advance.
Written requests are required for all school and youth groups planning to visit the museum. A registration form must be filled out completely, including optional visit dates. Click here to complete a registration form.
The appropriate form must be received in the Education Division office at least four weeks before your first choice of dates. It is only a request and not a confirmation.
Your request will be processed in the order it was received. You will receive a written confirmation (usually by email) with additional information within two weeks of receipt.
Be sure to follow the guidelines detailed in each program.
Schedule early! Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
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.