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Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

28210 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003-3525
+1 402-944-3100
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Unique Exhibits, Well Worth A Visit

This museum is well worth a visit. It was better than we expected. In addition to a top-notch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ken S
Loveland, Colorado
Great Museum of Aviation

A great selection of both old and modern aircraft and exhibits. Contains some more rare exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neal W
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is a museum focusing on aircraft and nuclear missiles of the U. S. Air Force. The objective of the Museum is to preserve and display historic aircraft, missiles, and space vehicles and provide STEM education sessions to the young generation. The Museum is a $29.5 million, 300,000-square-foot (28,000 m2) building that features a glass atrium, two aircraft display hangars, a traveling exhibit area, a children's interactive gallery, a 200-seat theater, a museum store, an aircraft restoration gallery, and a snack bar. The glass atrium is constructed of 525 glass panels that encase a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. The Museum hosts regular travel exhibitions and several special events throughout the year. The Museum's Education Department is committed to fueling the curiosity of children across the Midwest and to educating them in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Regular STEM sessions, workshops and camp programs are available at the Museum.
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  • Average11%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
28210 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003-3525
+1 402-944-3100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is well worth a visit. It was better than we expected. In addition to a top-notch B-17, there were a lot of unique and personally-interesting exhibits. Planes I've seen nowhere else included a huge B-36 and a tiny XF-85 fighter/escort designed to be...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great selection of both old and modern aircraft and exhibits. Contains some more rare exhibits such as the B-36 and the Avro Vulcan. For an aviation lover, this is a must visit place.

1  Thank Neal W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting friends in Omaha and they mentioned that they'd always wanted to go here so we did. It is well worth the time. A really great display of aircraft and the stories behind them along with some great history regarding WWll crews etc....More

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a membership to the museum. My kids love to play in the science discovery area and I love to walk around and see all the aircraft. The fact that you can walk up to all the bombers from WWII still amazes me. I...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place blew us away! To be this close to aircraft that flew out of the bases in the Midwest was just fantastic! To be right there next to a B-14, a B-29 and a B-52 (that thing is HUGE) was awe inspiring. Really makes...More

Thank OlatheGrays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum had lots of airplanes from the last 70-80 years that we had heard about and seen photos of, but never seen in real life. It was fascinating to see what was once state-of-the-art technology looking so old. Really helps one understand how things...More

Thank Lipadad
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I haven't seen the exhibits since I was a child probably thirty years ago. Back then it was actually at Offutt AFB and so many of the larger exhibits were outside. A big reason that I gave it 4 stars is that I'm looking back...More

Thank Living_in_Iowa
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We arrived at SAC Museum at 10 on a Saturday. Not too busy but we were not alone. We started with the wing furthest from the "Kid Innovation" area, hoping to have that be the final hoorah, but man were we surprised! Mixed in with...More

Thank Ashlee D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I understand and respect that the tour guides are volunteers, but ours was so obsessed with minutiae that after an hour and a half we had only gotten through one of the three large hangars and had to leave for another engagement. The women in...More

Thank dave f
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Nice collection of planes, memorabilia, artifacts, and so much more detailing SAC and it's people. The planes are the draw, the people as the story. The museum could be helped by strategically placed lighting; many exhibits are just too dark and hard to see or...More

1  Thank brez00
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27 December 2015|
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Response from Katerina_Pickup | Property representative |
Hello! The Museum has a small cafe called "Plane Foods" where you can get pizza (Valentino's), pretzels, sandwiches, cookies, and drinks. Ashland (which is about 3 minutes from the Museum) has a cafe called Cheri Os and a... More
18 April 2015|
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Response from Shirley V | Reviewed this property |
Probably the only way is a taxi but may be cheaper to rent a car. It is just off I -80 so very easy to get to. But is several miles from Onaha depending where you are in the city.
18 April 2015|
Response from Katerina_Pickup | Property representative |
Unfortunately, unless you get a cab, there is no public bus route that comes to the Museum.