“Boneyard”/AMARG Tour


Through a special Support Agreement, the Pima Air & Space Museum is the exclusive operator of the "Boneyard" Tour aka the 309TH Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) Facility on the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. We offer climate-controlled motorcoaches with an experienced, friendly docent on board to narrate the tour of the 4,000+ aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, Navy-Marine Corps, Army, Coast Guard, and several federal agencies including NASA in varying degrees of storage, being regenerated or recycled. All nationalities are welcome on the tour.


Advanced reservations are now required for this tour. As of November 1, 2017 all guests interested in taking this tour must have made a reservation and received a security clearance in advance. The security clearance will be given by Davis-Monthan Air Force Base from information collected at the time of reservation. Reservations must be made 10 business days in advance of the desired tour date, and can be made up to 90 days in advance. Reservations requests can be made by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 520-618-4805.


"Boneyard"/AMARG tours are only operated Monday through Friday and are not operated on federal holidays. The "Boneyard"/AMARG Tour schedule for the next 6 months can be checked below.


** "Boneyard"/AMARG Tours are subject to cancellation due to restrictions levied on us by the Davis Monthan Air Force Base.

At time of reservation all individuals age 16 & older, interested in taking the tour must provide the following: First and Last Name, Social Security Number, U.S. Government Issued Photo Identification Number (Passport # for Foreign Citizens) and Date of Birth. This information will be provided to Davis Monthan Air Force Base 10 days prior to the tour date to perform a background check and grant security clearance. Day of tour, all individuals age 16 & older will need to present at the Pima Air & Space Museum Admissions counter the U.S. Government Issued Photo Identification (Passport for Foreign Citizens) used to make their reservation. The bus begins loading approximately 15 minutes before the tour departure time. To load on the bus you need to have your U.S. Government Issued Photo Identification (Passport for Foreign Citizens) and a Boarding Pass.


Security measures for the U.S. base are in effect. The U.S. Air Force prohibits the carrying of firearms, weapons, illegal substances, backpacks, camera cases, and other non-essential items on the “Boneyard”/AMARG tour. Please leave these items in your car. Carry-on items may include a small camera without the case and a small purse or fanny/belt pack. All items will be visually inspected before boarding the bus.


This tour is handicap accessible, please notify us at time of reservation so we can make the proper arrangements.


Enjoy a Smithsonian Air & Space Museum bloggers' review of the tour. For more information on AMARG, you can visit their website by clicking here, or their Facebook page.