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  • Museum receives prestigious Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force recently received the Air Force Association's (AFA) 2016 Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award in recognition of the museum’s outstanding contributions to aerospace education.  Museum Director Lt Gen (Ret) Jack Hudson accepted the award presented by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James during the AFA’s 2016 Air,
  • Have 'Spooktacular Aerospace Fun' on Oct. 29 at National Museum USAF

    Learn fun aerospace principles through FREE Halloween-themed activities during Family Day on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, and those who participate in activities will receive goody bags (while supplies last).Designed for children and adults of all
  • Free tickets available Sept. 21 for fall concert at National Museum USAF

    Note: All tickets for this concert have been distributed. (Updated Oct. 5, 2016)The U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants from Washington, D.C., will present a free musical performance at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m.   Due to the popularity of this free concert, tickets are required and will be
  • Celebrate the beginning of fall by learning about gravity

    Celebrate the beginning of the fall season while learning about the force that causes falling - gravity, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Aerospace demonstration stations located throughout the museum will allow those of all ages to experience the concept of gravity in a variety of situations including
  • Two CV-22 Osprey aircraft to land at National Museum USAF in tribute to Green Hornets

    As part of a salute to the heritage of the 20th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), two CV-22 Osprey aircraft will land on the front lawn at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 15, at 9:30 a.m., and be on display for the public until their departure at 4 p.m. (Note: Inclement weather conditions may alter the operation. Check the
  • World War I drama coming to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I as one of the nation's premier historical aviation events brings the excitement and adrenaline of early air power to Ohio, Oct. 1-2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.The World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous will feature vintage reproduction full-scale and 7/8-scale aircraft, such as the
  • Readers Can Vote for National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, nominated for "Favorite Free Museum" by USA Today

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has been nominated by USA Today for the 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 Favorite Free Museum travel award. Join the Air Force Museum Foundation in voting for the museum at www.10best.com. Voting will continue now through Monday, August 29. According to the website:Dayton's National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
  • Celebrate National Aviation Day during free event at museum

    Celebrate National Aviation Day with free educational activities from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Aug. 20 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. National Aviation Day is a celebration of all things related to aviation and is held on the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday (145 years ago on Aug. 19). During the event, museum visitors will learn
  • Air Force Museum Store launches new website

    Did you know the profit from every purchase made at the Air Force Museum Store directly supports the National Museum of the United States Air Force through the Air Force Museum Foundation?The Air Force Museum Store has a new website with an improved layout and design that makes it easier than ever to shop a growing selection of gifts, apparel,
  • High-energy interactive experience brings math to life at museum

    MathAlive!, a highly entertaining, interactive traveling exhibit that allows visitors to experience  math in action, will open July 23 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The free 5,000-square-foot exhibit, which is underwritten by Raytheon, will be open at the museum July 23-Oct. 2. Forty immersive activities create fun experiences that

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