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16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

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There are seasonal hours during the fall and winter months.  Please call  937-225-7705 for the current park schedule.

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From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

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Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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Spooktacular Halloween Fun


October 27 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force


Learn fun aerospace principles through FREE Halloween-themed activities during Family Day on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, and those who participate in activities will receive goody bags (while supplies last). Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day offers several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. This month visitors will have a variety of aerospace stations to choose from, including a chance to learn about density by "bobbing" for apples, and an activity that teaches about sound waves with screaming cups and balloons. Participants also can try their hand at Halloween Skee-Ball and a jack-o-lantern cornhole game. These free activities will take place in the second and fourth buildings from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. "Storytime" begins at 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. in the STEM Learning Node located in the Presidential Gallery. Preschool and primary-grade children are invited to listen to Halloween stories and then make a Halloween-themed craft to take home.

There will also be a Halloween-themed informational scavenger hunt available, and the afternoon Aerospace Adventure will allow visitors to build and fly a Halloween ring glider anytime between 1:30-3 p.m. in the event space in the second building. The event is free and activities are designed for visitors of all ages. No advanced reservations are necessary. Call the Education Division at (937) 255-4646 for additional information.

Some materials for the program are being provided through the generosity of the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. (Federal endorsement is not implied).

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.


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