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  • November 6, 2019

The Museum of Flight Announces New Online Access to Rocketry Archives

SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2019—The Museum has launched a major new online resource for images and research papers that document the growth of the model rocketry industry and other research...


  • October 29, 2019

Museum Screens Boeing Jetliner Video Series Nov. 2 and 9

SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2019—The Museum of Flight collaborated with Boeing and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics to produce six one-hour videos detailing the first...


  • October 23, 2019

New Film Struggles with Vietnam Veterans’ War and Peace

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2019—On Nov. 9—Veterans Day Weekend—filmmakers Dave Merlino and Dustin Sweet screen their new documentary, Apache Blues: Welcome Home, a film about their search...


  • October 21, 2019

A Patriotic Nov. 11 Veterans Day at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2019—The Museum honors Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with special programs and free Museum admission for veterans and active military. The patriotic events include a...


  • October 11, 2019

Filmmakers Screen New World War II Documentary Oct. 26

SEATTLE, Oct. 11, 2019—Film director Michael Sellers and actor Michael Cudlitz from HBO's Band of Brothers will be at the Museum Oct. 26 to screen their award-winning new...


  • September 10, 2019

Museum Hosts Royal Air Force Red Arrows Aerobatic Team In First Seattle Demo Sept. 23

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2019—The UK’s celebrated Royal Air Force aerobatic display team, the Red Arrows, will make their first-ever visit to Seattle on Sept. 23 with an 11:15 a.m....


  • August 26, 2019

Museum Extends Hours Aug. 28-Sept. 2 for Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission Exhibit Final Days

TUKWILA, Wash., Aug. 26, 2019—The exhibition Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission has set attendance records at The Museum of Flight—130,000 visitors since opening April 13—so...


  • August 16, 2019

Science and Art Merge on Space Art Day Aug. 25

TUKWILA, Aug. 16, 2019—Science and art merge during this family-friendly day filled with space-themed activities, art displays, virtual reality experiences, a film screening and...


  • August 16, 2019

Aviation Engine Exhibit Opens Aug. 17

SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2019—A new exhibit at The Museum of Flight, This Way Up: Aircraft Engine Design, demonstrates the evolution and impact of aviation engine design over the past...


  • August 8, 2019

Aug. 25 Special Screening of Film About the Artist Who Inspired the Space Race Generation

TUKWILA, Wash., Aug. 8, 2019—On Aug. 25 there will be a special screening of the acclaimed documentary film, Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future, with its director Douglass...


  • August 6, 2019

Museum’s HangarFest 2019 Offers Big Party with Big Planes

SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2019—The Museum’s Aug. 24, 7-10 p.m. HangarFest is a big outdoor party surrounded by large classic airplanes under a towering three-acre roof. Centered in the...


  • July 2, 2019

The Museum of Flight Welcomes Matthew R. Burchette as its New Senior Curator

SEATTLE, July 2, 2019—After an extensive two-year search, The Museum of Flight today announced that Matthew R. Burchette will assume the role of its Senior Curator effective Sept....