The Airman Heritage Museum
Mission: Preserving the USAF History
The USAF Airman Heritage Museum collects, researches, preserves, interprets and presents the United States Air Force (and predecessor organizations) Enlisted Corps history, heritage, and traditions to develop Airmen today… for tomorrow. We instill an understanding of and an appreciation for the USAF history and the distinct Airman culture through engaging exhibits, educational and outreach programs, and the stewardship of the national historic collection. We are the “Gateway to the Air Force.”
Archival Collection on the following:
- History of Lackland AFB.
- Enlisted Heritage.
- History of the USAF Uniform.
- History of Basic Military Training 1947-present.
- History of USAF Officer Training 1947-1993
- Outdoor Permanent Aircraft Collection
- Airpark Tours.
- Gallery Tours.
- Educational Tours and Lectures.
USAF Airman Heritage Museum
2051 George Ave. (Bldg. 5206)
JBSA Lackland AFB, Tx 78236
Any DoD ID card holder can visit the museum and airpark at any time. All other US citizens with a valid state or government issued ID (such as a driver’s license) can visit the museum during hours of operation. The East Luke Visitor Control Center can issue a pass to visit the museum after all members of your party have been vetted and cleared through the system. ONLY the East Luke Visitor Center can issue passes to the museum.
The Museum is FREE to visit and is open to the Public and all military, within base access requirements.
Please contact the AHM Staff at AETC.HO.OL-HO@us.af.mil or (210) 671-3055 for information on base access.
Airman Heritage Museum
Phone: (210) 671-3055
AETC Command Curator, Phone: (210) 671-0809
AETC Historian, Phone: (210) 652-5043
Access: General Public, Students, Scholars.
Appointment required: Yes.
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday: 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Closed all Federal Holidays.