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Virtual Happy Hour – Friday, October 23rd at 7 PM EDT!!

The 390th Memorial Museum is kicking off its 2020 Virtual Reunion with – what else? – a Virtual Happy Hour! We know it’s not quite the same as previous celebrations but [...]

The Party Will Go On!!

The 390th Memorial Museum is both thrilled and proud to continue our annual reunion tradition, albeit in a slightly different fashion… The reunion will be available to our members via [...]

Anatomy of a Bomber Base – Nissen Hut

By Kate Doak-Keszler, Director of Communications Many of our visitors here in Tucson will refer to our Nissen hut as a “Quonset.” The mistake is totally understandable! Nissen and Quonset [...]

Anatomy of Station 153 – The Control Tower

By Kate Doak-Keszler, Director of Communications Between 1941 and 1945, three million U.S. servicemen and women passed through Great Britain. 500,000 of these were Army Air Corps, with the majority [...]

Anatomy of a Bomber Base – Buildup Begins

By Kate Doak-Keszler, Director of Communications The buildup of air fields and bases in the UK during WWII was a massive undertaking. Many airfields in the UK were built during [...]

Local Air National Guard volunteers help preserve valuable Air Force artifact

Members of the 162 Fighter Wing aircraft maintenance organization made a special visit to the 390th Memorial Museum on Monday, June 15th, 2020.  They weren’t visiting for a tour (though [...]

Newest #MuseumFromHome Offerings

This weekend we released two new #MuseumFromHome videos.  We invite you to visit our YouTube channel and watch them.  While you are at it, check out our other #MuseumFromHome videos [...]

#MemorialDayAtHome

Looking for meaningful ways to honor Memorial Day at home this year?  The 390th Memorial Museum has gathered a list of activities you can do with you family, as well [...]

Home Front Friday Fun for VE Day – Ways to honor the 75th anniversary at home

There will be no large gatherings to celebrate Victory in Europe Day’s 75th anniversary this year.  However, you can still honor this day at home with some family-friendly activities. MAKE [...]

Come enjoy our Museum From Home!

Have you been enjoying our #MuseumFromHome videos?  You haven’t seen them yet?! Well, let us give you an overview, and then you can go check them out! “I’ll Be Around” [...]

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