Additional information about our COVID precautions available here
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.
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.
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 organized youth groups, including scout troops, community organizations and church groups, the Education Division offers several programs to enhance group members' experiences. Please be sure to read all of the detailed information regarding how to schedule and policies and guidelines before submitting your registration form. All programs must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance.
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
Saturday, June 19
Open Aircraft Day, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Visitors will have the unique opportunity to look inside one of the museum’s aircraft. More information
Friday, July 9
July 22 - Aug. 7
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
Friday, Aug. 20
Saturday, Sept. 11
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
Saturday, Oct. 16
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
Saturday, Nov. 13
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
Saturday, Dec. 18
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is located at:
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
(near Dayton, Ohio)