50th Birthday Celebration

When: 
Saturday, September 19, 2015 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
What: 
Community Event / Festival
Location: 
Museum of Flight

To commemorate our 50th anniversary on Sept. 14, the Museum invites the public to partake in a fun-filled birthday celebration on Saturday, Sept. 19. In honor of this momentous occasion, the Museum will offer it's original admission price of 50 cents for the entire day!

Festivities include a brief ceremony at 12:30 p.m. to kick-off our 50th birthday and announce the Astronauts on the Town Instagram contest winner and final results from the online auction. Back from their exciting adventures on the town, all 25 of our life-size, uniquely designed astronaut statues will be displayed underneath the iconic M-21 Blackbird.

Activities will be held throughout the day and include: a 50th anniversary scavenger hunt, 60's throwback costume contest, a paper plane workshop, mini-missions in our Challenger Learning Center and more! Plus, fun surprises and giveaways! We hope to see you there in your 60's wear!