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  • 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
  • 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,
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