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  • June 23, 2016

New FedEx Express Exhibit Reveals the Origins of Air Cargo Deliveries

SEATTLE, June 23, 2016--The world's first museum exhibit about the extraordinary world of air cargo transportation makes its exclusive debut in The Museum of Flight's new 140,000...


  • June 14, 2016

MEDIA ALERT JUNE 23 Media preview of Museum's New Aviation Pavilion

SEATTLE, June 14, 2016--The Museum of Flight will preview for the media its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on June 23, 10 a.m. to noon. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery...


  • June 10, 2016

Director to Attend West Coast Premiere of 3D Movie, "SpaceNext," at Museum June 18

SEATTLE, June 10, 2016--The new 3D movie "SpaceNext" will have its West Coast premiere at the Museum Saturday June 18. The film's director, Luke Ployhar, will introduce two of the...


  • June 10, 2016

NewSpace Leaders Speak at Museum June 18

SEATTLE, June 10, 2016--NewSpace is a three-day conference focusing on the current, near term, and future challenges of commercial spaceflight. Traditionally an annual California...


  • June 8, 2016

Free Admission for Dads on Father's Day June 19

SEATTLE, June 8, 2016--Admission is free to all dads (accompanied by children) on Father's Day, June 19. The Museum is offering many new experiences since last year's Father's...


  • June 8, 2016

Food in the Air and Space on Menu for Weekend Events June 11-12

SEATTLE, June 8, 2016--The Museum's 1960s Centennial Celebration weekend highlights include author and food historian Richard Foss presentations about food in air and space, the...


  • May 31, 2016

Boeing B-17 Bomber Rides at Museum June 10-12

SEATTLE, May 31, 2016--The Northwest flying season rumbles underway when the World War II-era, Boeing B-17 bomber, Aluminum Overcast, returns to the Museum for rides and ground...


  • May 20, 2016

MEDIA ALERT: May 26 Media Preview of Museum's Summer Aerospace Exhibit

SEATTLE, May 20, 2016--Members of the press are invited to a preview of Above and Beyond - The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition on May 26, 10 a.m. to noon. The exhibit,...


  • April 21, 2016

Fashionable Grand Opening of New Aviation Pavilion June 25

SEATTLE, April 21, 2016--The Museum celebrates the opening of its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion June 25-26. The grand opening weekend for the roofed outdoor gallery will include...


  • April 13, 2016

Last Flight for Museum's Rare 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner April 26

Probably the last flight ever for that type of airplane Boeing 247 and Chicago
SEATTLE, April 13, 2016--The world's oldest flyable Boeing airliner will make its last flight on...


  • April 6, 2016

Producer of Hollywood's "The Martian" Talks About the Film April 16

Public discussion about adapting the book to film, reception followsSEATTLE, April 6, 2016--Aditya Sood, the Hollywood producer who brought Andy Weir's book, "The Martian," to the...


  • April 1, 2016

Snoopy's Sopwith Camel Airplane in Museum's Major New Exhibit

First-ever display of the famous World War I flying ace's fighterSnoopy's Sopwith Camel
SEATTLE, April. 1, 2016--Today the Museum opens a major new exhibition of the Sopwith...