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  • B-17F Memphis Belle™ restoration continues to move closer to the finish line

    Restoration on the B-17F Memphis Belle™ – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 missions over Europe – continues to move forward at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.   Since the aircraft first arrived at the museum in 2005, museum staff and volunteers have worked meticulously for
  • National Museum USAF to reopen at 9 a.m. on Tues. Jan. 23

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23.                                     “We greatly appreciate the ability to reopen the museum and apologize for the inconvenience the closure caused our national and international visitors,” said Museum Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jack Hudson. The museum will resume
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force temporarily closed due to Government Shutdown

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is temporarily closed, effective Jan. 20, 2018 due to the federal government shutdown. All museum events and activities, including the museum’s Family Day program, have been suspended until an appropriation bill or continuing resolution is enacted. If the museum reopens by Jan. 27, 2018, the Reds Caravan
  • 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. 27 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.             Pitcher Amir Garrett; minor league catcher Tyler Stephenson; broadcasters Jeff Brantley and Jim Day; President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Dick Williams; and mascot
  • Learn about ‘Robots Among Us’ during free event at National Museum USAF

    Learn about the exciting field of robotics during Family Day on Saturday, Jan. 20 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 hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Demonstration and activity stations, located in the second and fourth buildings, teach
  • Vapor Special Operations Supercar now on display at National Museum USAF

    The Vapor Special Operations Supercar, one of two custom-built automobiles commissioned by the Air Force Recruiting Service from 2009-2016 for its “Project Supercar” recruiting campaign, was recently transferred to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and is now on display in the museum’s third building. This fully customized Dodge Challenger
  • 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
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