Mask Policy

In accordance with the updated guidance released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force no longer requires visitors to wear face masks indoors. 

In order to better protect our guests, cleaning procedures have been enhanced throughout the Museum, including an increased frequency in the disinfecting of high-traffic areas and surfaces.The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force™ asks visitors to comply with the following guidelines:

Social Distancing: Please maintain a minimum distance of six feet from those outside your party while on the Museum campus.

Sanitation: Hand sanitizers are available in the facility. Please use them and washing stations in our public restrooms. Cleaning will be enhanced throughout the Museum.

Health: If you are not feeling well, have a fever, body aches or a cough, please visit another day. You can take our online at virtual tour.


In order to make the most out of your trip to the National Museum of the U.S. Air ForceTM, check out the information below before you arrive. Admission, parking, and Wi-Fi are all FREE!


Please note the entrance is now located near the Early Years Gallery. Signage will direct visitors from the parking lot to the new entrance doors. See image below.

New Entrance graphic


Museum Hours

Open daily 9:00am – 5:00pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

FREE admission!
FREE parking!

Air Force Museum Theatre
7 days a week: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Air Force Museum Theatre Concessions
7 days a week: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Flight Simulators
7 days a week: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Dog Tags
7 days a week: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Launchpad Shop ‘n Snack
7 days a week: 9:00am-4:30pm

Museum Store
7 days a week: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Photogenic Photo Op
7 days a week: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Museum Location

1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433 (near Dayton)
(937) 255-3286