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Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
FREE Admission & Parking
Download this Scavenger Hunt to follow along with the Virtual Tour of the Cold War Gallery.
Cold War Gallery Virtual Scavenger Hunt
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.
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.