Image of the Air Force wings with the museum name underneath

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


Museum Tours and Group Visits



The museum offers a variety of free tour options for individual visitors and groups. 
Individuals and groups can plan their trip utilizing the links below.

For additional information to plan your visit, CLICK HERE



Daily Free Guided Tours

Free tours are offered daily to all museum visitors.  Tours are approximately one hour and 15 minutes in length.  

All tours begin at the postage tour signs located near the information desk in each gallery.


10:00 a.m. & 1 p.m.- Early Years, WWI and WWII Galleries

11:30 a.m. - Korea and SE Asia Galleries

3 p.m. - Space, Research & Development, Global Reach and Presidential Galleries

1:30 p.m. Cold War Gallery

*Please note that we are not currently offering regularly scheduled or behind the scenes tours of the Restoration Hangar. 


On-your-own exhibit tours & Digital Scavenger Hunts

Download maps to guide your through on-you-own tours of the Enlisted Force and Women in the Air Force exhibits.

Enlisted Force Exhibit Map

Women in the Air Force Exhibit Map


Enhance your visit with a self-paced Digital Scavenger Hunt! Learn more about available digital scavenger hunts on our Educational Resources page. 

Education Tours

The museum has an extensive educational program for all ages, including guided tours, informational scavenger hunts, in-depth lectures, workshops and more. Click here for information about these programs.

To request an Educational Tour or visit, please click HERE and select the "Educational Visit Request" tab. Complete as much information as you currently have available and you will be contacted by a member of the staff.

Motorcoach & Buses

Click here to help plan your visit for your motorcoach or group tour.


Virtual and Audio Tours

Click here for a virtual tour of the museum to help you plan your visit.

Click here for a series of self-guided audio tours featuring specific topics in U.S. Air Force history as they are highlighted throughout the museum's exhibits.


Touch Tours

Touch TourThe museum offers several programs designed specifically for adults and student special needs visitors.

Touch tours are offered for blind or visually impaired students and adults of all ages. Participants will be allowed to touch a number of aircraft on exhibit while wearing white museum gloves. Please note this is a one-on-one tour with the visually impaired individual and a docent. A limited number of visually impaired individuals can be accommodated per touch tour, contact the Education Division for details.

Other school programs can also be adapted to meet the needs of students.

To request a special tour or visit, please click HERE and select the "Educational Visit Request" tab. Complete as much information as you currently have available and you will be contacted by a member of the staff. You may also call the museum's Education Division at 937-255-8048 for more information.
Please note that all requests must be made at least 4 weeks in advance.


Military Reunion Group Visits

Military ReunionsThe museum is a popular destination for many military reunion groups each year. Military reunion groups from all eras and services visit for a day or two; many groups return every few years.

For information about planning a military reunion at the museum, or dedicating a plaque, bench or statue in Memorial Park, please submit a
Military Reunions and Memorial Park Request. The Reunion Group and Memorial Park Manager will contact you regarding options for your visit.

Thank you for your interest, and your service to our nation!