National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 due to emergency management response training. Published Jan. 17, 2023 DAYTON, Ohio -- –As previously announced, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 due to emergency management response training. Emergency response agencies from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and nearby communities will participate in this training exercise. Those traveling near the museum on Jan. 25 may experience emergency vehicles, alert sirens, temporarily blocked roadways or travel delays, and should plan accordingly. According to National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Director David Tillotson, safety and security are always the museum’s top priorities. “Conducting emergency management response training is extremely important for all organizations, but especially for those that welcome the public on a regular basis such as the museum,” said Tillotson. “We recognize the temporary closure may be an inconvenience for some visitors, but this training is vital in ensuring that we continue to be prepared to take appropriate action should an urgent situation arise,” said Tillotson. The museum will re-open to the public on Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. In 2023, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force celebrates its 100th Anniversary. Since 1923 the museum has grown from a small engineering study collection to the world's largest military aviation museum and is a world-renowned center for air and space power technology and culture preservation. Join us throughout 2023 as we celebrate our storied history with special events and exhibits for visitors of all ages. Visit our website for more information at www.nationamuseum.af.mil The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year thousands of visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.