The William A. Helsell Education Department at The Museum of Flight exists to provide a foundation for scholarly research and lifelong learning programs inspiring an interest in and understanding of science, technology and the humanities. The Museum is dedicated to serving learners of all ages and we have programs that meet the needs of all audiences.

Have a question? Contact the Education department.

Washington Aerospace Scholars

Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) for high school juniors  from across Washington State.

At Your Site

Our interactive programs and remote distance learning bring Museum education programs directly to you, no matter where you are.


Aerospace Camp Experience

The Museum of Flight's Aerospace Camp Experience is the recipient of the ACA Gordie Hamilton Award for Excellence in Camping Programming.

Family Programs

Programs for families at the Museum.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events and programs at the museum.

For Educators

Various programs and professional workshops for educators.

Women Fly!

Women Fly!

The Museum of Flight's annual special event for young women interested in aviation and aerospace careers.

Teacher Workshops

Educator Workshops

Our Professional Development programs deliver rich experiences for all educators.

For Adults

Adult aviation learning, team building and reserved tours.

At the Museum

Education programs at the Museum facilities.

Michael P. Anderson Memorial Aerospace Program

Michael P. Anderson Aerospace Program

Children ages 10 - 14 can participate in the Michael Anderson Aerospace Program at The Museum of Flight. They spend time learning about science, engineering, flight dynamics and navigation in hands-on, state-of-the-art labs and simulators.

Education Forms

Education Program Forms

Guides and forms for many of our programs can be found here or on the specific program pages. Not sure what to pick? Call our reservationist for details.