• Group Visits at The Museum of Flight

Group Visits at The Museum of Flight

Bring your group tour to The Museum of Flight for a unique experience they will never forget! We welcome Senior Group Tours, Student Performance Groups, Military Reunions and more. Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more and docent tours are private, custom, and complimentary.

To book your group, please contact:

Ashley Messmer
Group Sales Account Executive

The Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle, WA 98108

p. 206.768.7104
f. 206.764.5707

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Group Admission Rates*

$16 per Adult
$14 per Senior
$9 per Youth

Prices include taxes.

Bus Drivers & Tour Guides free

*Group rates and other charges listed on this page apply to 10 or more paying visitors

+New Prices as of Jan 1, 2014+

For booking a youth group, school visit, or field trip please contact:

Denny Smith at 206.764.1384 or dsmith@museumofflight.org

Always FREE with your group admission:

Private Group Tour

A private Docent tour is complimentary when you book your group at least two weeks in advance of your visit. Tours encompass the Great Gallery and Red Barn, and can be customized to each group's interest and schedule. A typical tour is an hour in length, and leads visitors through the evolution of aviation by examining the aircraft in the Museum's world-class collection, including the famous Blackbird, the only remaining Boeing 80A, and the Aerocar III.

Special Programs

Public programs and theatrical performances run nearly every weekend. Public programs range from lectures and panel discussions featuring notable aviation and space personalities to visiting aircraft and feature films, with special programs on Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day. The Museum's drama troupe, Amazing Skies Theater, performs scripted fifteen minute plays and improvised, living history characters in scenarios related to the Museum's exhibits. Performance times vary, but usually run weekends during the hours of 12 p.m.-4 p.m. throughout the Museum. A complete calendar of upcoming public programs is available by clicking here.

Tour operators:

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Please contact us for information on special group opportunities, behind the scenes tours, and student group experiences!

Contact Group Sales

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Enhance your group visit with these extras:

Shuttle Trainer Crew Compartment Tours Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag 3D
   

Shuttle Trainer Crew Compartment Tours

This exclusive 30 minute tour of the Space Shuttle Trainer Crew Compartment will allow you to go where very few have gone before. Your group will receive a safety briefing and history overview and then step aboard the Space Shuttle Trainer where our Astronauts trained for every Space Shuttle mission. You will spend approximately 20 minutes exploring both levels of the Crew Compartment. After the tour all participants will receive a commemorative patch or pin to signify that you have completed your training experience. To ensure the best experience, tours are limited to 6 participants per half hour tour.  Please schedule at least two weeks prior to arrival.  Private group tours are available Monday – Friday, 10:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. $30 per person in addition to admission.

3D Movies

Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag 3Dis an exciting adventure featuring Capt. John "Otter" Stratton engaging in international training exercises in his F-15 Eagle. Fighter Pilot shows the danger and complexity of combat flying from the perspective of the pilot in extraordinary 3D.

In Space Junk 3D experience mind-boggling collisions, both natural and man-made. Soar from the stunning depths of Meteor Crater to an unprecedented view of our increasingly crowded orbits – 22,000 miles above earth.

Films alternate all day.

   
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Gallery Audio Guides

Only $3 per person with Museum admission!
Available in English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, and Russian. Audio guides enable visitors to decide which exhibits they wish to hear more about. This convenient technology is especially recommended for the Personal Courage Wing. This wing is designed to be an immersive environment and audio guides can contribute immensely to the experience.

Flight Simulators

Only $6 per person for 4D-X, $8 per person for i360 with Museum admission!

Our all-new i360 is a fully interactive and intensely fun experience where a "pilot" and "gunner" can engage in simulated air combat via individual joystick controls. Experience 360° rolls and the thrill of flight!

The 4D-X simulator seats 13 passengers, taking them on an exciting WWII scouting mission with special environmental effects.

Other Information:

Lunch
McCormick and Schmick's Wings Café offers salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees. Arrangements can also be made to order boxed lunches for your group and a dining space can be reserved. Please inquire about availability.

Outdoor lunch areas PDF Document

 

Parking & Buses
There is ample FREE car parking on the East side of the Museum, next to the airport runway. A bus turn-in off East Marginal Way S. is a convenient drop-off and pick-up location. See this map PDF Document for tour bus parking instructions.

 

Booking Information

  • Handicapped accessible
  • Suggested Time: 3 hours total (including 1 hour tour)
  • Please allow 2 weeks notice for cancellations
  • Open daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed Thanksgiving and Christmas
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