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  • 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    As statewide public health measures are rescinded today, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base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
  • Celebrate Armed Forces Day with 'Plane Talks' at the National Museum USAF

    To celebrate Armed Forces Day, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host “Plane Talks” on May 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., offering visitors a special opportunity to interact with subject matter experts who will be stationed at aircraft throughout the museum. Included among the more than 40 veterans scheduled to be on-hand will be crew
  • Air Force recruiting breaks Guinness World Records title with virtual pastime during pandemic

    When the world shut down last year and people shut themselves in during the COVID-19 pandemic, Airmen charged with inspiring and engaging the next generation discovered new ways to showcase America’s air power and dominate pixel space. To their surprise, their recruiting efforts earned the Air Force a Guinness World Records title for the largest online jigsaw puzzle.
  • C-47 to land at the National Museum USAF

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will host a visit by the C-47That’s All, Brother April 20-22, 2021. That’s All, Brother, piloted by Lt. Col. John Donalson, was a lead aircraft for the airborne invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. After D-Day and several other missions, the airplane returned to the United States and was
  • National Museum USAF to open an aircraft one day each month

    Beginning in April 2021, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will provide the opportunity for visitors to get an up-close look inside a different aircraft from the collection each month on select days from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. On Saturday, April 17, visitors will be able to walk through the AC-130A Spectre, which is a C-130 converted to a gunship
  • New ‘Women in the Air Force' exhibit to open with virtual event on March 5

    A new series of displays highlighting women’s achievements in their civilian and military careers with an emphasis on the U.S. Air Force and its predecessors will be officially opened during a live-streamed virtual event on March 5 at 6:30 p.m. (Tune-in beginning at 6:20 p.m. for a pre-event video at
  • Space Art Exhibit to open February 26 at National Museum USAF

    A new space art exhibit hosted by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in conjunction with the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA) titled “The Beauty of Space,” will open at the museum on Feb. 26, 2021. The Exhibit, which will be on display in the museum’s Cold War Gallery, will include 49 awe-inspiring pieces in varying

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