Test out your flying skills in The Pilot Experience!

Join us weekends for one-hour experience in the Aviation Learning Center and see if you have what it takes to become a pilot. Inspect a real Cirrus SR20 for safety, plot your course, and take off into the sky in our professional-grade simulators.

Upcoming Sessions

Sun., April 28 - 1:00 PM (only)

Sun., May 5 - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Sat., May 25 - 11:00 AM (only)
Sun. May 26 - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Become a TEST PILOT in June -- Scroll down for more details!

More dates regularly added.


$20.00 Participant
$15.00 Museum Member

To sign up for your Pilot Experience, purchase Museum tickets for one of the dates listed above, then Add Pilot Experience before checkout to include your desired session time. Museum admission required.

Reserve your Pilot Experience today!

Connections Members! Click here for registration instructions

Or register same-day in the Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center

Ages 10+ (14 and under must be accompanied by an adult)


Push it to the limit in The Test Pilot Experience!

Join us on select weekend mornings for a new one-hour experience. You’ll get a closer look at some of the Museum’s most dynamic aircraft and explore their connection to the Apollo astronauts, all before testing your skills as a Test Pilot in our flight simulators. Sign up today!

*Please note: The experience starts at 9am, before the museum opens. Upon registering for the event, you will be contacted by Aviation Learning Center staff with further instructions for greeting the museum educator leading your experience and gaining early access to the museum.

Upcoming Sessions

Sun. May 12 - 9:00 AM

Sat. Jun 15 - 9:00 AM
Sun. Jun 16 - 9:00 AM
Sun, Jun 30 - 9:00 AM

Stay tuned for more dates!


$20.00 Participant
$15.00 Museum Member

To sign up for your Pilot Experience, purchase Museum tickets for one of the dates listed above, then Add Pilot Experience before checkout to include your desired session time. Museum admission required.

Reserve your Test Pilot Experience today!

Connections Members! Click here for registration instructions

Ages 10+ (14 and under must be accompanied by an adult)


Questions? Please contact ALC@museumofflight.org