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Mask Policy:
In accordance with the updated guidance released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will require all visitors to wear face masks indoors effective July 30, 2021 until further notice.

Visitors ages three and up will be required to wear masks while indoors at the museum. This policy applies to all visitors, staff and volunteers regardless of vaccination status. Visitors may wear their own masks or a free paper mask will be provided. Cloth masks will also be available for purchase in the Museum Store.
Additional information available here.

Road Construction:
Please note Springfield Street, the road that leads to the museum’s entrance, is undergoing construction through the beginning of September. Expect lane reductions and some delays. Please follow the signs and instructions provided by the road crews.

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Activities During Your Visit

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.

Important Announcement

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.

For Schools & Educators

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For school groups, including Home School, the Education Division offers many hands-on programs, guided tours, scavenger hunts and much more. These aerospace activities provide an excellent opportunity to engage your students in STEM-based curriculum as well as history, social studies, art and language arts. Whether we are introducing a new concept or reinforcing something already taught in the classroom, our aviation and space programs will educate and inspire your students to excel in all their classroom lessons and projects! Most of these programs are free or require only a small materials fee. Please be sure to read all of the detailed information regarding how to schedule, policies and guidelines, and program descriptions before submitting your registration form. All programs should be booked at least four weeks in advance.

Contact Us

For more information about educational programs,
please contact the Education Division at
nationalmuseum.mut@us.af.mil or call (937) 255-8048.

  • Upcoming Events

    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.

  • Temporary Exhibits

    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

  • July 2021

    July 22 - Aug. 7

    Space Celebration
    50 years ago Apollo 15 completed the fourth successful moon landing mission with an all-U.S. Air Force crew. To commemorate this anniversary, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will hold a 17-day celebration the whole family will enjoy with guest speakers; space-themed exhibits, simulator rides and movie; a build and launch rocket activity; a 5K fun run; and more. More information

  • Visitor Photography Notice

    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.  

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