Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio: National Museum of the United States Air Force

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Address:
1100 Spaatz St., Wright Patterson AFB, OH
Directions:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. I-70 Exit 41. 8 miles S on Rt 4, left on Harshman Rd., right on Springfield Pike. OR I-70 to exit 44, I-675. Follow the brown signs.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
937-255-3286
Admission:
Free
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USAF Museum.

National Museum of the United States Air Force
The coolest jets, the biggest bombs, Ham the Astrochimp's underwear, and the leather bomber jacket of Jackie Coogan (TV's Uncle Fester). Roadsideamerica.com Report...
National Museum of the USAF - America's Action Heroes
Action toy figures for sale in the gift shop at the Air Force museum. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Memphis Belle.

National Museum of the United States Air Force

The famous B-17 from World War II, "Memphis Belle," is now on display at the museum after many years of restoration work. The plane is positioned in the middle of a brand new display on the Strategic Bombing Campaign of WWII. The Memphis Belle completed 25 missions (a remarkable achievement given the high level of attrition of planes and men during the bombing missions). The plane and crew were brought back to the US for an extensive war bond tour. The plane was also the subject of two Hollywood movies.

[PSG, 08/02/2018]

Berin Airlift dog.

National Museum of the United States Air Force

There is a cafe almost hidden above the gift shop. Look for the stairs or elevator between the shop and museum marked with a small "cafe" sign. Food choices are limited but reasonably priced. No outside food is allowed. Picnic tables are available outside.

[Brent Thompson, 06/27/2011]

The Berlin Airlift dog patiently waits for scraps...

USAF Museum changes name to National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

The United States Air Force Museum, Dayton, Ohio, has deployed a new name -- it's now the National Museum of the US Air Force. Some might argue the money spent to change all the signage and business cards could have gone into perfecting a better bunker-busting bomb.... [10/17/2004] Complete News Story

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