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  • 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 2017 is now open. These free tours take place every Friday from 12:15-3 p.m. Space is
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid

    On April 18, 1942, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they took off from an aircraft carrier on a top secret mission to bomb Japan. These men, led by Lt. Col. James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle, came to be known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.   The raid was an extremely important event in the development of American air power. It marked the first
  • National Museum USAF announces seventh 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 seventh annual Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition.   The competition is open to public, private school or homeschooled students between the ages of 13-18, giving them
  • Free tickets available Nov. 2 for Holiday Concert

    Note: All tickets for this concert have been distributed. (updated 11/7/2016)The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight’s “Wright Brass” and Kettering Children's Cappella Choir will celebrate the holidays with a variety of new and classic holiday favorites on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.   Due to the popularity
  • Living History Film Series 2016 Salute to Heroes

    Air Force Museum Theatre-Living History Film Series-2016 Salute to Heroes
  • Learn about the International Space Station at National Museum USAF

    Commemorate the 16th 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. 19 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
  • Screening of Family Favorite Film The Goonies

    There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the family favorite The Goonies on October 23rd.  In this classic film, The Goonies, a group of friends living in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon, face foreclosure on their families' homes from the expanding Astoria Country Club.  Led by brothers Mikey and Brandon
  • World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous to feature many attractions and hands-on activities

    The 2016 WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous will not only allow visitors to see great flying action from the early years of aviation, but also includes many other attractions and free interactive educational programs that provide a hands-on experience for the entire family, Oct. 1-2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Along with the full-scale
  • Museum receives prestigious Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force recently received the Air Force Association's (AFA) 2016 Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award in recognition of the museum’s outstanding contributions to aerospace education.  Museum Director Lt Gen (Ret) Jack Hudson accepted the award presented by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James during the AFA’s 2016 Air,
  • Have 'Spooktacular Aerospace Fun' on Oct. 29 at National Museum USAF

    Learn fun aerospace principles through FREE Halloween-themed activities during Family Day on Oct. 29 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
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