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  • Free 'Globe Trotting' event on Feb. 20 at museum

    Commemorate the birthdays of Galileo and Copernicus and the anniversary of the launch of the U.S. Air Force’s first GPS satellite by learning about astronomy and satellites from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors can see a scale model of the solar system (beginning in the lobby through the length of the
  • Learn about African American history at museum

    Black History Month is approaching, and 2016 marks a special anniversary for the U.S. Air Force. World War II’s famous Tuskegee Airmen mark their 75th anniversary this year, and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is just the place to commemorate the group. The museum opened an expanded Tuskegee Airmen exhibit in its World War II Gallery in
  • Cincinnati Reds to visit the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of the Cincinnati Reds organization on Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.            Catcher Devin Mesoraco; president of baseball operations Walt Jocketty; minor league pitcher Cody Reed; former catcher Corky Miller; chief operating officer Phil Castellini;
  • 'Back to the Future' screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre

    There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of fan-favorite Back to the Future on Jan. 24 at 4 p.m.   This screening of Back to the Future is part of the Air Force Museum Theatre’s Hollywood Film Series, sponsored by Cassano’s Pizza King, which features new and classic Hollywood blockbusters on the fourth Sunday of every month. Last
  • Learn about 'Robots Among Us' during free event on Jan. 16

    Commemorate the anniversary of Spirit and Opportunity -- the twin Mars rovers -- by learning about the exciting field of robotics from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Designed for children and adults of all ages, the event offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Aerospace demonstration
  • Air Force Museum Theatre 2016 Hollywood Film Series announced

    The Air Force Museum Foundation is excited to announce that its Hollywood Series, through the continued sponsorship of Cassano’s Pizza King, will continue in 2016! Ticket prices for these screenings will remain $5 per person and each film will play on the fourth Sunday of every month at 4 p.m. with the exception of December’s movie, Frozen.
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24 due to Executive Order 11582, which excuses federal employees from duty for the last half of the scheduled workday on Christmas Eve. The museum will remain closed on Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and re-open on Dec. 26 at 9 a.m. In addition, the museum will also be closed on Jan. 1
  • C-141 'Hanoi Taxi' moved into new fourth building

    Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force moved the Lockheed C-141C Hanoi Taxi into the museum’s new fourth building on Dec. 16. The aircraft, which airlifted the first American prisoners of war out of North Vietnam in February 1973, will be displayed in the Global Reach Gallery.The 224,000 square foot fourth building, which is
  • 'Volunteer of the Quarter' recognized at museum

    88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Elena M. Oberg presented Englewood resident Larry Youngblood with the Team Wright-Patt “Volunteer of the Quarter” award for the third quarter of 2015 on Dec. 9.Youngblood began volunteering at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in June 2010 and has accumulated more than 1,700 volunteer hours. His museum

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