Museum Explorations

Museum Explorations

Great Gallery Aircraft Hunt

A program for the youngest aviators, the Great Gallery Aircraft Hunt uses colorful image cards to search for specific aircraft in the Museum. After a brief introduction by a Museum Docent, groups set out to explore the Great Gallery and, with the guidance of chaperones, discover information on some of the most amazing aircraft in history! This is a self-guided tour.

AudienceGroup SizeScheduleLengthFee

Grades

pre-K – 1

Maximum of 30 students
1 chaperone for every 5 students is required
Monday – Friday every half hour between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Allow at least one hour (self-guided) $6 per participant

 

Strange and Amazing Aircraft Investigation

Explore the most interesting, strange, and amazing aircraft in The Museum of Flight’s Great Gallery. Following a brief introduction by a Museum Docent, each student receives an illustrated booklet to use as they discover and analyze a wide range of aircraft designs. From the slightly odd to the truly remarkable, participants will see it all during this chaperone-led investigation. This is a self-guided tour.

AudienceGroup SizeScheduleLengthFee
Grades 2 - 3 Maximum of 30 students
1 chaperone for every 5 students is required
Monday – Friday Every half-hour between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Allow at least one hour (self- guided) $6 per participant

 

Flying Through Time

From the oldest aircraft to modern jets, students explore aviation history, science, and technology in The Museum of Flight’s Great Gallery. Specially designed booklets guide students to discover, question, and extend their thinking about the development of aviation. The exploration begins with a brief introduction by a Museum Docent, followed by chaperone-led investigations. This is a self-guided tour.

AudienceGroup SizeScheduleLengthFee
Grades 4 - 6 Maximum of 30 students
1 chaperone for every 5 students is required
Monday – Friday Every half-hour between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Allow at least one hour (self guided) $6 per participant

 

Dream of Flight Tour

From the earliest dreams of flight to modern day space travel, participants view these milestones while being guided through The Great Gallery and Red Barn exhibits. While tracing the development of flight, museum Docents highlight pivotal innovations in aircraft engineering and design

AudienceGroup SizeScheduleLengthFee
Grades 7 - 12 Maximum of 20 students
1 chaperone for every 5 students is required
Monday – Friday Monday – Friday Every half-hour between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. One Hour $6 per participant

 

Dream of Flight Tour (Personal Courage Wing)

Hear unforgettable stories of the men and women who designed, built, and flew the planes used in World War I and World War II. Museum Docents share these amazing tales using the exhibits in the Personal Courage Wing to highlight the rich historical, technological, and social developments that occurred during these two global conflicts.

AudienceGroup SizeScheduleLengthFee
Grades 7 - 12 Maximum of 15 students
1 chaperone for every 5 students is required
Monday – Friday Every half-hour between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. One hour $6 per participant