Museum Hosts Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Dec. 7
Event includes live stream from USS Arizona Memorial
SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2013--The Museum of Flight honors the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. Museum Curator Dan Hagedorn and American Fighter Aces Association Administrative Director JD Wyneken will provide an overview of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack and highlight the aviation-specific issues of that day. From 3:30 to 5 p.m., the Museum will stream memorial events live from the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii.
The Museum invites visitors who were alive on Dec. 7, 1941 to share their memories of that day. Students from Raisbeck Aviation High School will also be in attendance. This program is a joint venture between The Museum of Flight and the Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor.
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The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 500,000 visitors annually. The Museum's collection includes more than 160 historically significant air- and spacecraft, the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co., and the world's only full-scale NASA Space Shuttle Trainer. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. More than 100,000 individuals are served annually by the Museum's on-site and outreach educational programs. The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older, $15 for active military, $10 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org
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