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.”

Research Collections

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

Educational Programs

  • Airpark Tours.
  • Gallery Tours.
  • Educational Tours and Lectures.


Performance Areas.


The Museum is FREE to visit and is open to the Public and all military, within base access requirements. Please contact the Curator for information on base access.


Group Tours.

Contact Information

Director of Operations
Phone: (210) 671-8200
Cell (210) 823-6579
AETC Command Curator, Phone: (210) 671-0809
AETC Historian, Phone: (210) 652-5043


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars.
Appointment required: Yes.


Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 0900 – 1500
Thursday: 1030 – 1730
Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday – Closed
Closed all Federal Holidays.