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Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
FREE Admission & Parking
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force galleries present military aviation history, boasting more than 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles on display -- many rare and one-of-a-kind -- along with thousands of historical items and powerful sensory exhibits that bring history to life and connect the Wright brothers' legacy with today's stealth and precision technology. We invite you to take an online glimpse of our galleries by clicking on a gallery name to see exhibits, including aircraft, engines, equipment and weapons of the USAF.
DAYTON, Ohio -- Thomas-Morse S4C Scout at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The restoration of this WWI trainer aircraft was completed in October of 2021.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)
Early Years Gallery
World War II Gallery
Korean War Gallery
Southeast Asia War Gallery
Cold War Gallery
Research & Development Gallery
Global Reach Gallery
Women in the Air Force
Numerous U.S. Air Force aircraft are on loan throughout the world through the USAF Heritage Program. Click on the links below to view the lists, organized by location and type of aircraft.
Aircraft on Loan (by Location)
Aircraft on Loan (by Description)
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.
- Box cutters
- Food and Soda Drinks
* Firearms 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.
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