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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force temporarily closed due to Government Shutdown

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  • By Danielle Almeter
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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 event will continue as planned.


Please watch the museum's website,, and local media outlets for information about when the museum's normal operations will resume.


For information about the National Aviation Hall of Fame, which is located at the museum, please contact them at 937-256-0944, ext 19 or


For information about Air Force Museum Foundation please contact them at (937) 258-1218 or The Air Force Museum store, operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation is available online at