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    Museum events range from flying events and Air Force Band of Flight concerts to ceremonies and family days. Use the drop-down menus below to see details about upcoming events.
  • OCTOBER 2019

    Sunday, Oct. 27

    Hollywood Film Series, 4 p.m. ($)

    The Air Force Museum Theatre will have a special showing of a popular Hollywood movie on the big screen. Click here for more information.

  • NOVEMBER 2019

    Friday, Nov. 1

    Glimpse Behind the Scenes program, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

    This program provides an opportunity to engage with program volunteers on elements of the restoration process highlighted through a variety of materials and visuals. This program will take place every first and third Friday of the month from 1-3 p.m. and is open to all visitors. Registration is not necessary.  Interested visitors can stop by the demonstration tables located in the Space STEM Learning Node anytime between 1-3 p.m. Click here for more information.
     

    Night at the Air Force Museum, 6 p.m.

    Aviation history will come alive during Night at the Air Force Museum ten years after the first time this event occurred at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. A variety of interactive programs will take place throughout the museum, as visitors have the unique opportunity to meet characters from all eras of military aviation history. Discover the source behind this evening of “life” at the museum. Best of all, this family-friendly event is free! Click here for more information.


    Friday,  Nov. 8

    Exhibit Opening - Wounded Warrior Dogs exhibit

    A temporary exhibit featuring Wounded Warrior Dog wooden sculptures by artist James Mellick will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from Nov. 8, 2019 through Jan. 31, 2020. Click here for more information.


    Saturday, Nov. 9

    Living History Series, 7 p.m. ($)

    The Air Force Museum Theatre will show the World Premiere of the documentary “The Lafayette Escadrille”. Click here for more information.


    Sunday, Nov. 10

    FREE Symposium - Lafayette Escadrille, 2:00 p.m.

    A live symposium featuring current and retired members of the military, historians and descendants of the Lafayette Escadrille pilots will take place in the Carney Auditorium. Click here for more information.


    Monday, Nov. 11

    Plane Talks – Veterans Day, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Plane Talks will occur a few times a year and allow visitors the opportunity to interact with various subject matter experts.  The experts at these talks may include veterans, active duty, former pilots, crew members, engineers, navigators, and more. These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise. These Plane Talks programs often occur on the anniversary of a significant Air Force or military event. Click here for more information. 


    Friday, Nov. 15

    Glimpse Behind the Scenes program, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

    This program provides an opportunity to engage with program volunteers on elements of the restoration process highlighted through a variety of materials and visuals. This program will take place every first and third Friday of the month from 1-3 p.m. and is open to all visitors. Registration is not necessary.  Interested visitors can stop by the demonstration tables located in the Space STEM Learning Node anytime between 1-3 p.m. Click here for more information.


    Saturday, Nov. 16


    Family Day: Exploring Engineering, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Learn about engineering through fun demonstrations and hands-on activities. Click here for more information.


    Friday, Nov. 22

    Exhibit Opening - Posters at Home and War

    A temporary exhibit featuring posters from WWI, WWII, and the Cold War will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from Nov. 22, 2019 through May 2020. Click here for more information.


    Sunday, Nov. 24

    Hollywood Film Series, 4 p.m. ($)

    The Air Force Museum Theatre will have a special showing of a popular Hollywood movie on the big screen. Click here for more information.

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