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Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
FREE Admission & Parking


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  • By Lisa M. Riley

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force invites the public to come fly their kites on the front lawn of the museum during Kite Week, March 27-April 2 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

The public is encouraged to bring their kites, a picnic lunch, and a blanket to enjoy this unique opportunity. Parking is in the main visitor’s lot or the Air Park. Designated flying areas will be clearly marked.

Visitors can also see large show kites flown by PIGS Aloft Kite Club every day during Kite Week, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., weather permitting. (Federal Endorsement Not Implied)

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

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                                                                           


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