Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Docking Bay 94 Costume and Dance Party


Cap off you day of Star Wars themed fun and education with this celestial dance party! Join us in the Charles Simonyi Space Gallery, around the Full Fuselage Space Shuttle Trainer, for drinks, music and activities. Wear your finest Star Wars threads and enjoy the Museum of Flight’s newest wing in an out-of-this-universe setting. 21+, tickets are $10 per person, and the event lasts from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.


Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Death Star Ground School for Kids


Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Death Star Ground School for Kids


Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Death Star Ground School for Teens and Adults


Queen of the Skies: Boeing 747 #001, From First Flight to Rebirth
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Museum Senior Curator Dan Hagedorn is joined by the test pilot on the very first 747 flight Brien Wygle, as well as the “Father” of the 747, Joe Sutter, for an in-depth and illuminating look into the history of this world-changing aircraft, recently brought back to its original factory-fresh appearance by Museum restorat

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Supervisory Archivist Amy Heidrick will discuss the museum's extensive photo archives and show some of the unique images in the collection. The talk will feature information about significant photo collections in the archives and will explain how the archives staff works to process photo donations.

Star Wars Reads Day III
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners have announced the third annual Star Wars Reads Day, to be held October 11, 2014. Last year, Star Wars authors and costumed volunteers participated in over 2,000Star Wars Reads Day events across North America. This year, the Museum of Flight joins inon the fun! Come for a full day of programs, activites, arts and crafts, and giveaways for all ages.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Museum Docent and NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador Merle Hanley will discuss many exciting space topics, including the travails of rover Curiosity on Mars.

American Fighter Aces Association
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:20pm

Fighter Ace Bud Anderson flew two tours of combat against the Luftwaffe in Europe while with the 363rd Fighter Squadron of the 357th Fighter Group, based at RAF Leiston, England, and was the group's third leading ace with 16¼ aerial victories. His P-51D Mustang,  nicknamed Old Crow (after the whiskey of the same name), carried him safely through 116 missions without being hit by fire from enemy aircraft and without Anderson ever having to turn back for any reason. He returned to the United States in February 1945 as a Major.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2014
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket. As a Smithsonian Affiliate, The Museum of Flight honors Museum Day Tickets for free admission on Saturday, September 27. 10 a.m to 5 p.m.