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  • April 5, 2017

The "Baby Boeing" 737 Turns the Big Five-O with a Birthday Party at the Museum on April 9

SEATTLE, April 5, 2017—On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737's first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot...


  • March 30, 2017

The Birdie Has Landed... at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, March 30, 2017--Some 45 years after tee off, a golf ball, believed to have been the very same ball Alan Shepard shanked on the Moon was found washed up along the...


  • March 13, 2017

The "Baby Boeing" 737 Turns the Big Five-O with a Birthday Party at the Museum on April 9

SEATTLE, March 13, 2017--On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737's first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot...


  • February 22, 2017

Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2017--The Smithsonian Institution announced at a ceremony today that the Apollo 11 command module Columbia--the only portion of the historic spacecraft to...


  • February 1, 2017

Feb. 18 Lecture and Book Signing Recalls The Museum of Flight's Colorful History

SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2017--Author Howard Lovering presents an insider's look at The Museum of Flight during his Feb. 18 lecture and booking signing about his latest publication, "For...


  • January 26, 2017

Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events

SEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2017--On Feb. 2, Free First Thursday from 5-9 p.m. the Museum celebrates the "Year of the Rooster" with fun family activities, plus music performed by the...


  • January 26, 2017

Museum a Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks Feb. 4

SEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2017--On Feb. 4 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering...


  • January 24, 2017

Museum Offers Variety of Programs for Seattle Museum Month

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2017--Admission to the Museum is half-price all-February for visitors staying at a participating Seattle Museum Month hotel. In addition to the Museum's daily...


  • January 20, 2017

Museum Remembers Fallen Astronauts Jan. 27-Feb. 5

SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2017--From Jan. 27-Feb. 5 the Museum pays tribute to the astronauts who were lost in the quest to explore outer space. The astronauts of Apollo 1, and of shuttle...


  • January 10, 2017

Astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt Featured Speaker Feb. 4

SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2017--On Feb. 4 at 2 p.m., astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight. Barratt was a...


  • January 4, 2017

Major New Space Race Exhibit Opens May 20

SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2017--On May 20, 2017, The Museum of Flight will open an exciting exhibit about the American and Soviet "Space Race" to the Moon during the 1960s. It is a story...


  • December 12, 2016

Dec. 17 Program Has Friendly Focus on Furry Fliers

SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2016--A presentation at the Museum of Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. is geared toward animal-loving aviators. The program will focus on the non-profit animal rescue...