ROAD CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Please note the museum’s parking lot is undergoing construction and repaving through the end of April. There should be minimal disruption to visitors. In addition, Springfield Street, the road that leads to the museum’s entrance, is undergoing construction through the beginning of September. Expect lane reductions and some delays. Please follow the signs and instructions provided by the road crews.

free course

Picture of boys at computer flight simulators
Now accepting registration from students
ages 14-18 who are interested in taking an introductory course to becoming a pilot. 

This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required.
Click here for more information.

Important Announcement

We are not offering special programming or tours for school or youth groups at this time. We will re-evaluate the ability to provide these programs as conditions change. Please check our website for updates.

Activities During Your Visit

Download these Scavenger Hunts prior to your visit to add to your experience!


Download this Scavenger Hunt to follow along with the Virtual Tour of the Cold War Gallery.

Contact Us

For more information about educational programs, please email the Education Division.
  • Visitor Photography Notice

    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.  

  • Upcoming Events

    Museum events range from flying events and Air Force Band of Flight concerts to ceremonies and family events. Use the drop-down menus below to see details about upcoming events.

  • Temporary Exhibits

    January 28 - September 6, 2021 

    SPACE: A Journey to Our Future
    See this highly interactive exhibition that ignites the desire for space exploration and discovery. More information


    February 26 - September 26, 2021

    "The Beauty of Space" Art Exhibit
    This exhibit will feature artwork by the International Association of Astronomical Artists. More information

  • April 2021

    Saturday, April 17

    Open Aircraft Day, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Visitors will have the unique opportunity to look inside one of the museum’s aircraft. More information


    Tuesday, April 20 - Thursday, April 22

    C-47 Landing and Static Display
    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will host a visit by the C-47 That’s All, Brother April 20-22, 2021. More information

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