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Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum


Visit the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate and the home to the largest collection of Cold War aircraft and artifacts in the United States! Visitors can get up and close to iconic aircraft including the magnificent SR-71 Blackbird, nine bombers including a B-36J “Peacemaker”, B-17 ‘Flying Fortress’ and a B-1A “Lancer”, missiles, spacecraft such as the Apollo Command Space Module, as well as a collection of Astronaut Clayton Anderson artifacts, Nebraska’s own astronaut. Join us for one of our special events such as the Family Fun Carnival, Science Fair, Helicopter Day or Indoor Air Show! The Museum also offers a wide range of exciting summer and winter camps, including the Astronaut Academy, Mad Scientist and Robot Academy camps. Enjoy free public tour everyday at 11 AM, take a ride in the flight simulator or buy gifts in our museum visitor shop. There is something for everyone at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum!

Hours and Price - General
  • Hours: The Museum is open 7 days a week. 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. (Central Standard Time) Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, & Christmas Special Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve Hours: 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.
  • Price: Free for Strategic Air & Space Museum members Adults: $12.00 Senior Citizens: $11.00 (65 years and older) Active/Retired Military: $11.00 Children: $6.00 (4 to 12 years old) Children: $FREE (Up to 3 years old, incl.) Parking is at the Museum is FREE!
Additional Details - Amenities
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Facility Info
  • Description Rental of facility space includes admission for your guests to tour the museum during their visit. Outdoor areas available. Open-catering policy. Free convenient parking.
  • Reception Capacity 2000
  • Space Notes 200 seat theater, 2 mini-theaters,
  • Theatre Capacity 180
  • Banquet Capacity 2000
  • Energy Explorers Exhibit

    Mar 24, 2018 Recurring daily

    Become a true explorer of all things energy! Investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy, discover primary sources of energy, and interact with circuitry using hands-on electrical components.

  • War & Peace: A Centenary Celebration

    Apr 7, 2018

    Join us as we celebrate US' Alliance with Great Britain. The Royal Air Force (RAF) will “fly over” the SAC Aerospace Museum in celebration of this historic event. Other activities include special

  • SciPop Interactive

    Apr 21, 2018

    Enjoy a day of mystery and illusion featuring the science behind Harry Potter, Star Trek, and comic book icons.

  • Behind the Scenes of Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

    May 19, 2018

    Join the Museum’s curator for a look at a collection of never before seen artifacts demonstrating U.S. spy capabilities during the Cold War.

  • Helicopter Day

    May 26, 2018

    Watch choppers fly over the horizon and land right in front of you at 10am. Professionals will discuss their careers in aviation and give close-up views of the machines. Helicopter rides are

  • Living History Event

    Jun 9, 2018

    Bring the family for a celebration with historic characters from the WWII era, and enjoy museum history tours and family fun activities celebrating 20 years. Activities include military educational

  • Father's Day at the Museum

    Jun 17, 2018

    Plan an adventure for your Dad this year and treat him to a visit to the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum! All Dads (accompanied by family) enjoy free admission to the Museum. There will be a

  • Highway 66 Concourse Classic

    Jul 22, 2018

    Come view our nation’s history of classic autos nestled among historic aircraft. The show includes rare autos and motorcycles starting with the early 1900’s and moving through decades of classics.

  • Family Fun Carnival

    Aug 4, 2018

    Enjoy make-and-take activities, games, a science demonstration from our Mad Scientist, a space walk, face-painting and balloon animals.

  • Patriot Day Program & Lunch

    Sep 11, 2018 Recurring every September 11th

    Saluting America and honors the fallen victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and the heroes who have fought our nation’s battles throughout the years. The program topic will cover changes in national

  • Vietnam Tribute: Presentation & Exhibit Opening

    Sep 15, 2018

    Hear a guest speaker on the topic of Air War in Vietnam – A View From the Ground including the effects of strategic bombing on ground operations, USAF Tactical Air Support, and conditions for Close

  • Planes, Trains and Autos Halloween Event

    Oct 6, 2018 Recurring daily

    Join us for a two day event intended to educate Museum guests on various modes of transportation. The event will feature super hero aircraft, unique muscle cars along with rare autos, and there are

  • Super Heroes Day Trick-or-Treating Event

    Oct 27, 2018

    Come in costume and trick-or-treat around various autos on display. Enjoy family fun with the Planes, Trains, & Autos event and Super Heroes.

  • Veterans Day Program & Lunch

    Nov 11, 2018 Recurring every November 11th

    Veterans may enjoy free admission to the Museum as appreciation for their service, and are encouraged to attend this event in uniform. This program features the posting of the colors, a keynote

  • Makers Market

    Nov 17, 2018

    Bring your family to this festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. Part science fair, part something entirely new, this event will feature makers, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, craft

  • Santa Goes to Space

    Dec 1, 2018

    Santa Claus and Star Wars join forces for a fun-filled family day. Young guests have the opportunity to visit with Santa and experience Space Day. Space-related booths, free pictures with Santa and

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