Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
FREE Admission & Parking
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force asks visitors to comply with the following guidelines:
Masks: Masks are no longer required for museum visitors.
Social Distancing: We ask that all visitors please continue to maintain a minimum distance of six feet from those outside your party while on the museum campus.
Sanitation: Hand sanitizers are available in the facility. Please use them and washing stations in our public restrooms. Cleaning will be enhanced throughout the museum.
Health: If you are not feeling well, have a fever, body aches or a cough, please visit another day. You can take our online virtual tour.
Please note that CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19.
We cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit.
The following exhibits and areas are closed until further notice:
Click here for additional information to help you plan your visit
If you have questions not addressed on this page or the accompanying links, you can send an email to:
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Air Force Museum Foundation
National Aviation Hall of Fame
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.
Note: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the National Museum of the USAF, the U.S. Air Force, or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein.