A number of museums around the country display missiles and related items. Several of these museums have been awarded grants by our association. Some that you should see and the web site for each - click on the name of the museum for web site access:

 

Arizona

Titan Missile Museum - South of Tucson in Green Valley, at a real Titan II missile complex. Offers tours of the silo and launch control center, as well as related displays topside and in the main building. The Pima Air Museum near Davis Monthan AFB features a GLCM display and a large aircraft collection.

 

Arkansas

Jacksonville Museum of Military History - Jacksonville, AR – near Little Rock AFB, with Titan II displays

 

California

Vandenberg AFB Museum - Vandenberg AFB, CA – in the SLC-10 Thor facility

San Diego Aerospace Museum - Balboa Park, San Diego, CA – San Diego was home for the Atlas factory

Space and Missile Systems Center Heritage Center - Los Angeles AFB, CA

Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum - Fairfield, CA, On Travis AFB, the Travis Heritage Center hs a Hond Dog on display, that AAFM provided funds for.

March Field Museum - on the east side of the base on the interstate, between the base and Air Force Village West. The Minuteman from the old 15AF headquarters stands outsie.

 

Colorado

Peterson Air and Space Museum - inside the base near the flight line, the museum features an early history of the area and the base and features a Peacekeeper trainer, BOMARC and several aircraft.

Wings Over the Rockies Museum - located on the former Lowry AFB in Denver, the museum includes displays about the 451 SMW, the Titan I wing at Lowry and other displays related to missile training.

 

Florida

Space and Missile Museum - At Patrick AFB, this museum features one of the most complete histories of our missile and space programs.

 

Georgia

Mighty 8th AF Heritage Center - Savannah, GA – just off I-95 in the Pooler community

 

Indiana

Indiana Military Museum - Vincennes, IN - home of a Mace missile retored by TAC Missileers and partially funded by AAFM

 

Maryland

Hagerstown Aviation Museum - Hagerstown, MD; Limited visiting hours

 

Missouri

Whiteman Museum - On Whiteman AFB off Interstate 70, is the former launch control facility Oscar-1. Tours include a visit to the underground launch control center. Requires advance reservations with the base.

 

Montana

Malmstrom Museum - Located just inside the base gate, and features early history of the area and the base and history of Minuteman at Malmstrom. Displays include a Minuteman Mod trainer and Minuteman II consoles.

 

Nebraska

Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum - between Omaha and Lincoln on Interstate 80. An Atlas, Thor, Blue Scout and Snark are displayed in front. Was called the SAC Museum until 2001. Originally at Offutt AFB.

 

Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum - in Las Vegas, dedicated to the history of nuclear testing. Has a Genie missile on display.

 

New Mexico

Bradbury Science Museum - Los Alamos National Labratory in downtown Los Alamos, with the story of nuclear weapons development. Mark 12A and ALCM on display

National Museum of Nuclear Science and History - in Albuquerque, NM, with several missiles and displays about nuclear weapons.

New Mexico Museum of Space History - Alamagordo, NM

Walker Aviation Museum - at Roswell, New Mexico, on the former Walker AFB, home to the 579th SMS, an Atlas F unit.

 

North Dakota

Ronald Reagan Minuteman Site - Cooperstown, ND Oscar-Zero - the site and one Launch Facility will open as a museum on 1 August. Information about the ceremony is available on their web page.

 

Ohio

National Museum of the US Air Force - in Dayton, Ohio, formerly called the Air Force Museum, has the Hall of Missiles. To donate to help preserve our missile history, contact Doug Lantry at doug.lantry@wpafb.af.mil.

 

Oklahoma

The Museum of the Western Prairie - in Altus, OK, has an Atlas exhibit, with emphasis on the Altus sites and the people who manned them.

 

Oregon

Evergreen Space and Aviation Museum - McMinnville, OR, home of the Howard Hughes Spruce Goose and a Titan II. 

 

South Dakota

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site - On Interstate 80 east of Wall, SD, the D-01 Launch Control Facility (Missile Alert Facility) and D-09 Launch Facility from the 44th Strategic Missile wing.

South Dakota Air and Space Museum - On Interstate 90 at the front gate to Ellsworth AFB, and features a Minuteman, Titan I and a complete Missile Procedures Trainers, an MM Mod MPT from the 44SMW/MW. The museum also offers tours of the Minuteman training silo on the base. They also have a display dedicated to the 44th Bomb Group, forerunner of the missile wing that was at Ellsworth.

 

Utah

Hill Aerospace Museum - on the interstate in Ogden on the edge of Hill AFB, displays include a Snark, and the museum features a number of other missiles and many aircraft.

 

Washington

Fairchild Museum - Fairchild AFB, WA – on base at Fairchild, Spokane, WA, once an Atlas E base, museum currently being reorganized for reopening

 

Wyoming

Warren ICBM and Heritage Museum - on F E Warem AFB, Wyoming, with displays documenting ICBM history as well as history of the base

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