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  • Learn about space station during free Family Day on Nov. 21

    Commemorate the 15th anniversary of a continuous human presence in space and learn about the greatest engineering feat in modern history – the International Space Station – during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several interactive
  • XB-70 Valkyrie moved into museum's new fourth building

    Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force moved the North American XB-70 Valkyrie into the museum’s new fourth building on Oct. 27. The aircraft – the world’s only remaining XB-70 – will be displayed in the Research & Development (R&D) Gallery. The 224,000 square foot fourth building, which is scheduled to open to the public in
  • Free tickets available Nov. 4 for Holiday Concert at museum

    Update: We have distributed all available tickets for the Holiday Concert. Please watch the Concerts page for information about 2016 performances.The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight will celebrate the holidays with a variety of new and classic holiday favorites at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Due to the
  • Register now for spring Behind the Scenes Tours

    Have you ever wondered what goes into getting an aircraft ready for display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force? Sign up for the museum’s free Behind the Scenes Tours and see the restoration process first-hand. Registration for tours through May 2016 is now open. These free tours take place every Friday from 12:15-3 p.m. Space is limited,
  • Reel Stuff® Salute to Heroes set for Nov. 7 at Air Force Museum Theatre

    This year’s Salute to Heroes at the Air Force Museum Theatre will be an entire day of veterans’ stories brought to the big screen along with distinguished speakers. Heroes from the Vietnam era will be the focus of the Salute this year, but the audience will also hear from veterans of other conflicts, such as R.A. “Bob” Hoover, David Lee “Tex” Hill
  • Art exhibit focused on Desert Shield and Desert Storm now open

    An art exhibit commemorating the 25th anniversary of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm is now open at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The exhibit, titled “Storm in the Desert,” features 28 paintings and may be viewed daily during regular museum hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The artwork is displayed in the museum’s Hall of Honor, and
  • Space Shuttle Exhibit and STEM Learning Node to begin move to fourth building

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Space Shuttle Exhibit and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Node will soon be launched into the museum’s new fourth building.Turner Construction Company was recently awarded a $434,133 contract modification by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, to
  • Manned Orbiting Laboratory crew members to speak Oct. 22

    (Updated) Five space pioneers will share their experiences during a free presentation titled “The Dorian Files Revealed: The Manned Orbiting Laboratory Crew Members’ Secret Mission in Space” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. In the 1960s, the U.S. Air Force initiated a program to carry out experiments in space by
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