Wells Fargo Free First Thursday
Thursday, Aug. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.
Once a month, the Museum stays open late - and admission is free! Enjoy the Museum's Great Gallery, Personal Courage Wing, Red Barn, Space Gallery, Airpark and more from 5 to 9 p.m., courtesy of Wells Fargo. Museum Store and Wings Café will also remain open for the extended hours on this night.
Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Blue Angels Mania!
Friday through Sunday
Aug. 3, 4, 5, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
We've got the blues...but we're happy about it! Once again the spectacular Blue Angels are visiting Seattle and The Museum of Flight. In celebration, all Blues fans are invited to stop by and make fabulous Blue Angels souvenirs.
"Sled Driver" with SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Brian Shul
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Aug. 3 to 5, 1:30 p.m.
Special Museum guest during Blue Angels Week is photographer, author and Blackbird spyplane pilot, Brian Shul. Shul will share his stories as a Mach 3 Blackbird pilot during lectures at 1:30 p.m., and will be on hand to meet Museum visitors at his booth in the Museum parking lot.
The History of the Blue Angels
Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 2 to 5, 11:30 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, 4 p.m.
Museum of Flight aviation historians present the colorful history of the U.S. Navy precision flight team.
Need For Speed Festival
Saturday, Sunday, Aug. 4-5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Museum of Flight offers a full-throttle celebration of Seafair and the Blue Angels with the Aug. 4-5 Need for Speed Festival. Located at the foot of the Blue Angels' launching pad on Boeing Field, the Museum's East Parking Lot will become a village of family activities surrounded by speedy boats, cars and planes, including World War II fighters and the front line F-18 and T-38 jets performing in the Boeing Air Show at the Albert Lee Cup hydroplane races. In addition to the Air Show aircraft, the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum's classic Century 21 hydroplane will be on display. The Festival will also offer a beer garden, a sandwich kiosk, souvenirs, kids' activities and New Orleans-style rhythm and blues by Hank and the Two Scoops. The Festival is open each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is free with admission to the Museum.
Need For Speed Lecture
The Reno Air Races
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Reno Air Race official Owen Ashurst's presentation gives a front row perspective of
the world's fastest sport.
Access this and all other Museum of Flight news releases online at: