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  • Fall Behind the Scenes Tour registration now open

    Get a first-hand look at the aircraft restoration process during the Behind the Scenes Tours at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Registration for tours through December 2016 is now open. These free tours take place every Friday (some exceptions) from 12:15-3 p.m. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. During the tours,
  • Interactive MathAlive! exhibit coming to museum

    Looking to avoid the “summer slide” with your school-age children? Make plans to check out the MathAlive! exhibit, an interactive traveling exhibit opening next month 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
  • Learn about space exploration during free event on July 16

    Commemorate the anniversaries of several milestone space explorations during the “Newton in Space” event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. 2016 marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 15 mission, which had an all Air Force crew and landed on the moon on July 30, 1971. Visitors can see the Apollo
  • Air Force Museum Foundation provides funding for museum's new building

    When guests visit the new fourth building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, most will not realize that 100 percent of the $40.8 million building construction costs were privately funded through the fundraising activities, business operations, and investments of the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. “The Foundation’s sole purpose is to
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fourth building now open

    Visitors from around the world can once again walk in the footsteps of presidents, astronauts, test pilots and those brought out of captivity as the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens its fourth building on June 8. The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,
  • Museum restoration staff teams with AFRL engineers to display Titan IVB in new building

    When the new fourth building of the National Museum of the United States Air Force opens to the public June 8, visitors will be able to view an important part of Air Force history and America’s space program.Thanks to a joint team effort between NMUSAF restoration specialists and technicians from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace
  • Museum to participate in Dayton Air Show activities

    Note: The Blue Angels have cancelled their appearance at the 2016 Vectren Dayton Air Show and will not have an autograph session at the museum.If you’re attending the Vectren Dayton Air Show, make sure the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is part of your plans.[CANCELLED] On Friday, June 17, museum visitors will have a chance to meet two
  • Air Force Museum Foundation to offer new simulator rides, movies this summer

    The Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce its expansion of new attraction offerings through a partnership with Pulseworks, LLC, a world-class simulation and immersive entertainment provider. A new suite of simulator rides including the Pulseworks Virtual Reality (VR) Transporter, the first of its kind in North America, will open to
  • Family-friendly activities featured during fourth building grand opening celebration on June 11-12

    Make the most of summer vacation by planning a trip to see the newest building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force! Children and adults of all ages will enjoy the wide variety of free activities planned for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 11-12 to celebrate the grand opening of the museum’s new fourth building. As visitors make their way through the
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's fourth building to open with public ribbon cutting on June 8

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors are invited to be a part of history during a ceremonial ribbon cutting event that will officially open the museum’s fourth building to the public on June 8 at 9:15 a.m.   The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, will
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