Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
FREE Admission & Parking
Opened to the public in 2004, the Missile Gallery is contained in a silo-like structure that stands 140 feet high. Visitors can view missiles such as the Titan I and II and Jupiter from ground level or can take in an aerial view from an elevated platform that hugs the inside circumference of the gallery. Missile Gallery video.
Sentinels of Freedom: Air Force Strategic Missiles
ASV-3 ASSET Lifting Body
SV-5D PRIME Lifting Body
Five Stars in Space: Hap Arnold's Rank Insignia Orbit Earth
Gen. T.D. White: Pioneer Airman and Scholar
Gen. Bernard A. Schriever
John H. Glenn Jr.
Dr. Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Engine Evolution
Rocket Fuel Handlers
USAF Satellite Launch Vehicles
Minuteman 1A MK-5 Re-entry Vehicles
W53 Thermonuclear Bomb
Peacekeeper Re-entry Vehicles & Deployment Bus
Putting a Satellite into Orbit
Earth Satellites and Space Vehicles
Minuteman II Mission Procedures Trainer
HAM's Undergarment & Flight Jacket
Advance Biomedical Capsule Training Couch
Marquardt Space Sled
Gemini EVA Maneuvering Unit
Emergency Rocket Communications System
Inertial Guidance System for Thor IRBM
Women in the Air Force displays
Early Years Gallery
World War II Gallery
Korean War Gallery
Southeast Asia War Gallery
Cold War Gallery
Research & Development Gallery
Global Reach Gallery
Get a glimpse at our upcoming exhibits.
All visitors may be screened with a metal detector upon entry. In addition all bags are subject to search and may be placed through an X-Ray machine. Weapons are not permitted including pocket knives and firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons.
- Box cutters
- Food and Soda Drinks
* Firearms, to include conceal carry and other dangerous weapons, are specifically prohibited in Federal facilities in accordance with 18 USC §930 (c)
- Water bottles (clear, sealed bottle, up to 20 oz.)
- Camera bags
- Diaper bags
- Service animals
Please note the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is not responsible for items left in vehicles.
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Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed or recorded by the U.S. Air Force for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on public websites and social media.
Individuals are permitted to take their own photographs or videos while touring the museum.