The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24 due to Executive Order 11582, which excuses federal employees from duty for the last half of the scheduled workday on Christmas Eve.The museum will remain closed on Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and re-open on Dec. 26 at 9 a.m. In addition, the museum will also be closed on Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day).For all other days during the holiday season, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. 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 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.
PRESS RELEASE-The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force broke ground today on a new $35.4 million building that will house aircraft from the museum’s Presidential, Research and Development (R&D) and Global Reach collection, as […]
PRESS RELEASE – This month is National Candy Month, bringing to mind cravings for dark chocolate, caramels or lollipops for most people. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has a different way to […]
PRESS RELEASE – The Air Force Museum Theatre will kick off its 2016 Living History Film Series on Saturday, Feb. 20 with an event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen. Beginning at 4 […]