Admission to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton is free (fee for theatre and flight simulators).
- Open daily from 9am – 5pm but some exhibits have special hours (Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day)
- Location: (Map It) 1100 Spaatz St. at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio
- Phone: 937-255-3286
- Web: click here
The National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton is the world’s oldest and largest military aviation museum. Attracting more than one million visitors a year, the museum boasts more than 400 aerospace vehicles and thousands of historical items. Sensory-rich exhibits, hands-on educational programs, and entertaining special events entice the imagination and bring the Air Force story to life. From the Wright brothers through the stealth age, the museum offers visitors a dynamic tour through the portals of aviation history. Highlights include the only permanent public display of a B-2 bomber, President Kennedy’s Air Force One, a Doolittle Raiders exhibit, and much more. Also available are an IMAX Theatre, a souvenir shop, and a café. Museum admission and parking are FREE.