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Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum

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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 the Museum with our guided tour, 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!

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  • 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!
Events
  • Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists Exhibit

    Apr 25, 2017 Recurring daily

    Black Holes immerses visitors in the modern search for black holes—the most mysterious and powerful objects in the universe — through a variety of interactive and multimedia experiences. Note: Holiday

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  • Nebraska SciFest SciPop Interactive

    Apr 29, 2017

    Enjoy a day of mystery and and illusion with demonstrations on the science behind Harry Potter and Star Trek.

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  • Helicopter Day

    May 27, 2017

    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. Inside activities include a

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  • Free Fly & Drone Race

    Jun 10, 2017

    Watch auadcopters, helicopters, or multirotors fly through obstacles to the finish line. Pilots are invited to register; fee is $25/person.  

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  • Father's Day at SAC Aerospace Museum

    Jun 18, 2017

    Plan an adventure for your Dad this year! All Dads (accompanied by family) enjoy free admission to the Museum. Enjoy a Museum tour at 11 am and a crawl through of the C-47 Skytrain.

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  • NE Hwy 66 Concourse Classic Car Show

    Jul 22, 2017 Recurring daily

    View a top quality collection of prestigious vehicles as the Museum hosts a premier classic automobile show featuring exclusive vintage and collectable cars, hotrods and motorcycles.

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  • Family Fun Carnival

    Aug 5, 2017

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

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  • Patriot Day Program & Lunch

    Sep 11, 2017

    Honoring the fallen victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and the heroes who have fought our nation’s battles throughout the years. The lunch topic will cover changes in national security and how the

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  • Planes, Trains and Autos Halloween Event

    Oct 7, 2017 Recurring daily

    Join us for a trick-or-treat event to learn about various modes of transportation and feature super heros, including five Museum aircraft, unique muscle cars, and model trains. Guests are encouraged

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  • Night at the Museum

    Oct 21, 2017

    Wonder what happens at the Museum after dark? Spend an evening at the SAC Aerospace Museum and experience the inside of an aircraft during robotics night. Get behind-the-scenes access to our aircraft,

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  • Veterans Day Program & Lunch

    Nov 11, 2017

    Veterans will be granted 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

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  • Santa goes to Space

    Dec 2, 2017

    Santa Claus and Star Wars (the Imperial Stormtroopers of the 501st Legion) join forces for a fun-filled family day. Young guests can visit with Santa and experience Space Day. Enjoy free pictures,

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