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Mask Policy:
In accordance with the updated guidance released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will require all visitors to wear face masks indoors effective July 30, 2021 until further notice.

Visitors ages three and up will be required to wear masks while indoors at the museum. This policy applies to all visitors, staff and volunteers regardless of vaccination status. Visitors may wear their own masks or a free paper mask will be provided. Cloth masks will also be available for purchase in the Museum Store.
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  • African Queen Half Track Vehicle to be Highlighted During ‘Plane Talks’ at National Museum of The U.S. Air Force

    DAYTON, Ohio –The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host U.S. Army Lt. Col. (Ret.) Mark Kolic as he speaks about his experiences with the 1943 U.S. Army African Queen Half Track vehicle during “Plane Talks” on Saturday, Sept. 25.Built by the White Motor Company in Cleveland, Ohio, the African Queen began service with the U.S. Army in World
  • National Museum of The U.S. Air Force Selected For Air Force Heritage Award

    DAYTON, Ohio — The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program as a recipient of the 2021 Air Force Heritage Award for its “Flying the President” exhibit. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding achievements by Department of the Air Force History and Museums Program personnel
  • Masks required for all visitors while indoors at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    In accordance with the updated guidance released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will require all visitors to wear face masks indoors effective July 30 until further notice. Visitors ages three and up will be
  • U.S. Air Force Crewed Apollo 15 Command Module to highlight 17-day Space Celebration at National Museum USAF

    A 17-day celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 15 moon landing will take place from July 22 through Aug. 7 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Apollo 15 completed the fourth successful moon landing mission with an all-U.S. Air Force crew, and its Command Module is on display in the museum’s Space Gallery courtesy
  • U.S. AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRDS TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE

    DAYTON, Ohio -- On July 9 from 9 a.m. -10 a.m., visitors to the National Museum of the U.S.Air Force can meet select members of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, theThunderbirds, as they sign autographs. Museum doors will open to the public at 8:30 a.m.Visitors are requested to bring only one item per person to be autographed by the
  • National Museum USAF to open an aircraft one day each month

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will continue to provide the unique opportunity for visitors to get an up-close look inside a different aircraft from the collection each month on select days.On Friday, Aug. 20, visitors will have the opportunity to enter the flight deck of the B-36J Peacekeeper. The B-36 made its maiden flight in Aug.
  • Masks still required for visitors not fully vaccinated at National Museum USAF

    As statewide public health measures are rescinded today, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base guidelines will continue to allow those who are fully vaccinated (at least two weeks beyond their final dose) to visit without wearing
  • Dinosaurs will storm National Museum USAF on June 12

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have a unique opportunity to see dinosaurs in the museum’s galleries during “Operation: Dinosaur” on Saturday, June 12 from 4-7 p.m. The museum will close at 8 p.m. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force often focuses its events and programs on STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
  • Masks no longer required for fully vaccinated visitors at National Museum USAF

    In support of updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, fully vaccinated visitors (who are at least two weeks beyond their final dose) will no longer be required to wear masks when visiting the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force beginning May 15.Those who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks inside the
  • National Museum USAF Rocket Team Awarded First Place in Ohio Cup

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s 2020-2021 rocket team was recently awarded first place in the Ohio Cup rocket competition.The Ohio Cup, which is organized by the Wright Stuff Rocketeers, is a rocket event for teams from Ohio that compete in The American Rocketry Challenge (TARC).“Team Titan,” was one of three teams that competed on May
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