News & Events

“A Greater Mission Remains” Event Details

On Saturday, June 26, the 390th Memorial Museum of Tucson, Arizona will be hosting a special event featuring the story of a WWII veteran’s last combat mission directly from the [...]

Meet John Mollison

John is the artist who beautifully depicted Col. Richard Bushong’s plane from his final mission on April 13, 1944.  He will be present at the unveiling of “A Greater Mission [...]

In Memory of Craig King

The 390th Memorial Museum is heartbroken to announce the recent and unexpected death of one of our favorite docents, Colonel Craig King.  Craig was a devoted and enthusiastic volunteer who [...]

Summer Hours

The 390th Memorial Museum’s hours will temporarily change for the summer.  We anticipate these hours will stay in place through September and promise to keep you updated regarding any other [...]

A Message for Our Members

We sent you a special email! On Saturday, May 22nd, jacket conservator Rachel Waters sat down with our members via Zoom to describe her conservation process  and answer your questions [...]

Watch the launch of our new jacket exhibit!

Missed the jacket launch?  No problem! This past Saturday, May 15th, the 390th Memorial Museum launched our brand new jacket display.  The newly-conserved jackets are currently exhibited in custom-made cases [...]

Bill Buckmaster Podcast

On Thursday, May 20th Director of Communications Errin Mendibles and Curator of Collections Mae Casey were guests on the Bill Buckmaster show on 1030 AM The Voice.  Our good friend, [...]

Happy birthday, Col. Bushong!

The 390th Memorial Museum has a living legend at our museum, in person, every week. Colonel Richard Bushong was a pilot in the Army Air Forces with the 390th Bombardment [...]

Nick Veronico’s presentation “Evolution of the B-17’s Tail Guns” is now available!

In December of 2020, Nick Veronico drove a fully-restored B-17 G tail turret from his home in California to our museum in Tucson, Arizona so we could display it on [...]

KVOA 4 Tucson: A piece of history starts a new chapter in Tucson

A great day for the 390th! On Saturday, January 9th we unveiled a new addition to our B-17 exhibit:  a fully-restored tail turret.  On loan from author Nick Veronico, the [...]

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