The Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum is the dream of many individuals to capture the history of the exceptional aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen – the first all African American fighter pilot squadron. The museum looks back to honor the Tuskegee Airmen while recognizing the importance of looking forward to inspire the next generation of aviators.

Education will be key to our future. Investing in aviation and aerospace education for youth will create a new generation of pilots, air traffic controllers, technicians, welders and astronauts. There will be no other learning center like this in Southeast Michigan.

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The Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum Facilities and Programs are brought to you by the generous support of our sponsors and your donations.

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The ACE program exposes youth to various career opportunities within the aviation industry. Organizers and leaders give students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in aviation history, role of government in aviation, fundamentals of aerodynamics, and the many available careers within aviation.

Participants will participate in field trips to multiple aviation education institutions and facilities while having the chance to meet and learn from aviation professionals.


The museum is a repository for the oral and written history of the Tuskegee Airmen and boasts the largest collection of Airmen artifacts in the world. With respect for the past and solid investment in the future, the museum is proud to be a springboard to inspire the next generation of aviators and aerospace enthusiasts through targeted youth programs.
The museum tells the story of the profound and exceptional contributions of these men who signed up to fight for America bringing the country to victory during World War II, despite racial segregation and the debilitating limitations of a racially charged and deeply divided and unequal society.

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