Family Activity

Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturdays and Sundays
September 1, 7, 8, 14, 15
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 minutes

Overshadowed by the airplane, the airship – a rigid or semi-rigid balloon, powered by engines– has a colorful history. Learn about these fascinating machines and the new airship designs for the 21st century. Then design your own airship!

Program made possible by Bank of America

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturdays and Sundays
September 1, 7, 8, 14, 15
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 minutes

Overshadowed by the airplane, the airship – a rigid or semi-rigid balloon, powered by engines– has a colorful history. Learn about these fascinating machines and the new airship designs for the 21st century. Then design your own airship!

Program made possible by Bank of America

Monday, September 2, 2013 (All day)
Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Family Science Fest and Space Elevator Youth Robotics Competition.

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

The Museum of Flight's William M. Allen Theater re-opens July 6 after extensive renovations and technical upgrades. Celebrating the grand opening, the theater will host the world premiere of "Fighter Pilot 3D: Operation Red Flag," the exciting 48-minute Stephen Low Company and K2 Communications documentary adventure in 3D, with a pilot's-view experience into the danger and complexity of high speed combat flying during Red Flag international air combat flight training exercises in the Nevada desert.

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

August 24, 25, 31
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

How can we study the universe without leaving Earth? With telescopes! From simple telescopes using visible light to space telescopes, we can see some amazing things. Join us!

Program made possible by Bank of America

Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

11:00am and 1:00pm
45 minute program

Ever wondered how superheroes can fly or catch a bullet? Come find out at this week’s special Weekend Family Workshop.

Program made possible by Bank of America

Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

August 10, 11, 17, 18
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

Airplanes come in many different designs. Even when there are several planes of the same design, they often receive unique paint schemes to make them stand out. Come and explore the history of airplane livery and create your own.

Program made possible by Bank of America

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

August 10, 11, 17, 18
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

Airplanes come in many different designs. Even when there are several planes of the same design, they often receive unique paint schemes to make them stand out. Come and explore the history of airplane livery and create your own.

Program made possible by Bank of America

Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

August 10, 11, 17, 18
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

Airplanes come in many different designs. Even when there are several planes of the same design, they often receive unique paint schemes to make them stand out. Come and explore the history of airplane livery and create your own.

Program made possible by Bank of America

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