Skip to main content Skip to main navigation Skip to footer

Museum News

Press Banner Image 2
  • 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...

  • March 31, 2016

April 9 Programs Recall the "Formidable Forties" at Home and War

WWII air combat vets share experiences, also live entertainment,
authors, and toursBoeing B-17 assembly line SEATTLE, March 25, 2016--The Museum's next monthly Boeing...

  • March 31, 2016

"Stand Up Economist," Dr. Yoram Bauman Featured Speaker at April 7 Free Thursday Evening Events

5-9 p.m. free admission, guest speakers and activities themed
NASA Climate NightSEATTLE, March 31, 2016--The Museum's monthly Wells Fargo Free First Thursday events take on...

  • March 25, 2016

Helicopters Join U.S. Coast Guard Day at Museum April 2

Movies, lectures and helicopter fly-in celebrate Coast Guard centennialMH-60 helicopter
SEATTLE, March 25, 2016--The Museum celebrates this year's 100-year anniversary of the...

  • March 25, 2016

April 2 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Awareness and Sensory Day

Free early admission to a sensory-friendly environmentSEATTLE, March 25, 2016--On April 2 from 8-10 a.m., the Museum recognizes Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Awareness Month with...

  • March 14, 2016

March 16 Program at Museum Looks at Space in the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Mansfield Foundation public symposium offers dialogue with
Japanese and American space expertsSEATTLE, March 11, 2016--Following the private, March 14-15 U.S.-Japan Space Forum...

  • March 2, 2016

Museum Pops With Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest and Engineering Fair Feb. 8

Annual events showcase broken bridges and high tech careers
SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2013--Science and engineering enthusiasts will find a home at The Museum of Flight on Feb. 8, as...

  • March 2, 2016

Memorial of Southeast Asia U.S. Air Force Operations Unveiled at Museum Nov. 10

Ceremony includes fly-in by Museum's Cessna O-2A warbirdSEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2013--A large, bronze sculpture depicting a map of the U.S. Air Force Southeast Asia military theater of...

  • March 2, 2016

Military and Civil Helicopters Displayed at

 Military and Civil Helicopters Displayed at  American Heroes Air Show
6th annual fly-in at The Museum of Flight highlights public service June 19     SEATTLE, May 26,...