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Readers Can Vote for National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, nominated for "Favorite Free Museum" by USA Today

DAYTON, Ohio -- The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has been nominated by USA Today for the 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 Favorite Free Museum travel award. Join the Air Force Museum Foundation in voting for the museum at www.10best.com. Voting will continue now through Monday, August 29.

 

According to the website:

Dayton's National Museum of the U.S. Air Force presents a broad history of the Air Force, with more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles on display. The collection also includes thousands more historical items, all divided among topical galleries, like the Cold War Gallery, Presidential Gallery and Space Gallery.

 

Since 1960, the Air Force Museum Foundation has worked with the United States Air Force to ensure that the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is the premier museum of military aviation history. The Foundation has raised more than $87 million for museum expansion, including the new fourth building housing the Presidential, Research and Development, Space and Global Reach Galleries. Each year, about one million visitors walk among the past, present and future of the Air Force for free from the early years of military aviation to today’s stealth aircraft. Vote now and help this American treasure to be recognized as the world’s best free museum!

 

Readers can vote once per day HERE.

 

Other nominees include: Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History – Washington; National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center – Columbus, Ga.; and the USS Constitution Museum – Boston.

 

About the Air Force Museum Foundation

The Air Force Museum Store is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that assists the Air Force in the development and expansion of the facilities of the National Museum of the United States Air Force.  For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit www.airforcemuseum.com.  The Air Force Museum Foundation is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.

 

About the National Museum of the United States Air Force

The National Museum of the United States 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 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space.  Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum.  For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.

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