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National Museum USAF to reopen at 9 a.m. on Tues. Jan. 23

DAYTON, Ohio -- Front view of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Front view of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio --

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 normal operating hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. For the status of upcoming events and activities, please check the events calendar on the museum’s website at www.nationalmusem.af.mil.

 

“We are excited to continue our vital mission of inspiring our youth and sharing the Air Force story with the world,” Hudson said.

 

The Air Force Museum Theatre, Museum Store, Valkyrie and Refueling Cafés and interactive simulators, which are operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, also will reopen on Jan. 23. For information about Foundation operations, please contact them at (937) 258-1218 or foundation@afmuseum.com.

 

For information about the National Aviation Hall of Fame, which is located at the museum, please contact them at 937-256-0944 or nahf@nationalaviation.org.

 

The National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the service’s national institution for preserving and presenting the Air Force story. Each year, more than one million visitors come to the museum to learn about the mission, history and evolving capabilities of America’s Air Force. For more information about the museum, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.

 

NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3286.
 

NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Division; Rob Bardua at (937) 255-1386 or Danielle Almeter at (937) 255-1283.

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