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  • National Museum USAF announces Eighth Annual Student Writing Competition

    Teenagers will have a unique opportunity to earn scholarship funds while learning about military aviation history through the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Eighth Annual Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition.  This year's theme focuses on World War II bomber aircraft and crews, such as the B-17F Memphis Belle™ - one of the
  • Learn about the International Space Station at the National Museum USAF

    Commemorate the 17th 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 on Nov. 18 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several interactive
  • Free tickets available Nov. 8 for Holiday Concerts at National Museum USAF

    The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight will celebrate the holidays with a variety of new and classic holiday favorites by performing three concerts at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Dec. 15-17. The concert on Friday, Dec. 15 will begin at 7:30 p.m., followed by matinee performances on Saturday, Dec. 16 and Sunday, Dec. 17 starting at 2 p.m.
  • National Museum USAF to commemorate Veterans Day with 'Plane Talks' on Nov. 11

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will commemorate Veterans Day by offering visitors a special opportunity to interact with more than 25 veterans who will be stationed at aircraft throughout the museum as part of the “Plane Talks” program on Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Included among the veterans scheduled to be on-hand are a
  • Have 'Spooktacular Aerospace Fun' on Oct. 28 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Learn fun aerospace principles through FREE Halloween-themed activities during Family Day on Oct. 28 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 activities for Home School STEM Day set for Oct. 2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Home school students can explore the world’s largest aviation museum and learn about aviation history and STEM topics during Home School STEM Day on Oct. 2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. During this event, home school children, ages 5-18, can participate in a number of free educational activities, many focusing on science,
  • 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. 23 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.STEM-related activities and demonstrations will take place in the second and fourth buildings and will allow those of all ages to experience the concept of gravity in
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force recognizes POW/MIA Day and Air Force 70th Birthday with "Plane Talks" in September

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will honor POW/MIA Day and the 70th Birthday of the U.S. Air Force in September by offering visitors two special opportunities to interact with Air Force veterans as part of its “Plane Talks” program. On Friday, Sept. 15, Col. (Ret) James Blackman will be available to talk to visitors in the museum’s Global
  • Air Force 70th Birthday Art Exhibit Opens Sept. 9 at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    A special exhibit highlighting the 70th Birthday of the U.S. Air Force will open on Sept. 9 at the Air Force’s national museum. Seventy pieces of art, one representing a significant event for each year in Air Force history, will be displayed in the museum’s art gallery.The exhibit titled, “American Airmen: Breaking Barriers Since 1947 -
  • See Giant Scale Model Aircraft take to the skies over Labor Day weekend at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Visitors will see some of history’s well-known airframes at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force over Labor Day weekend, but they won’t just be the ones inside the galleries. Scale versions of those aircraft will fly over the museum, regaling spectators with daring aerobatics. The Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show is
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