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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 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!

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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!
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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
Events
  • Meet Astronaut Clayton Anderson

    Jun 29, 2018

    Meet Nebraska'ss only Astronaut! Astronaut Clayton Anderson will be at the museum for a book signing. His new books "It's a Question of Space" and "A is for Astronaut Blasing Through the Alphabet"

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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