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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
  • Night at the Museum: Robotics

    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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  • Indoor Air Show

    Jan 13, 2018

    The Indoor Air Show brings the fun and excitement of an air show inside with radio-controlled (R/C) models. Model pilots will demonstrate all of the loops, flips, and barrel rolls in the museum’s

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  • Swing Under the Wings Valentine's Dinner & Dance

    Feb 10, 2018

    Grab your sweetheart a night of live big band music, socializing and dancing in the style of a 1940s USO party complete with a swing band: Gooch and the Guys. Dress in your best vintage clothing or

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  • Nebraska Robotics Expo

    Feb 17, 2018

    Marvel as 800 students and their robots compete in the Nebraska Robotics Expo, a collaboration of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and others and will include the

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  • Leprechaun Chase 10k Run

    Mar 3, 2018

    The lasses and lads run through a scenic and varied 10k course complete with water stations, enthusiastic crowd support and kilt-wearing bagpipers. If a lass crosses the finish line first, all of the

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  • SciPop Interactive

    Apr 21, 2018

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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