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  • February 4, 2015

Speaker Program Takes Aim at Myths of the World War II German Air Force

New historical evidence reveals some dark secrets of the air warSEATTLE, Feb. 4, 2015--On Feb. 14, the Museum of Flight Curator Dan Hagedorn and World War II historian Dr. JD...


  • January 31, 2015

Museum a Haven for Young Engineering Geeks Feb. 7

Families welcome for free Popsicle Bridge Building Contest, Engineering Fair SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2015-On Feb. 7 two annual events provide a wonderland and haven for young geeks when...


  • January 28, 2015

Museum Hosts National Association of Rocketry Convention Feb. 20-22

Three days of programs with real rocket scientists, the best in model rocketry, a special Museum exhibit, and keynote speaker astronaut Jay AptPhoto of model rocket.
SEATTLE,...


  • January 27, 2015

Jan. 31 Big Moving Day for Museum Airpark Aircraft

Concorde, Air Force One join 787 in new Airpark next to Museum on Boeing Field, open to public Feb. 14, Museum opens hour early at 9 a.m. Jan. 31 Photo of Air Force One. SEATTLE,...


  • January 27, 2015

Shuttle Astronaut Joan Higginbotham to Speak Feb. 7

Family speaker program with third female African-American astronaut Photo of astronaut Joan Higginbotham.
SEATTLE, Jan. 27, 2015--On Feb. 7 at 2:30 p.m., former space shuttle...


  • January 26, 2015

Museum Super Jet Gets New Moniker for Super Bowl

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk becomes Douglas A-4F SeahawkSEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2015--Due to the extraordinary events that will be occurring on Feb. 1 in Phoenix, Ariz., The Museum of Flight...


  • January 22, 2015

The Museum of Flight Participating in Seattle's Feb. Museum Month

Admission half-price with voucher from participating hotelsSEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2014--Travelers staying in a participating downtown Seattle hotel during the month of February can...


  • January 12, 2015

Museum Exhibits Historic SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Jan. 17-19

The first commercial spacecraft on-view for only 3 daysSEATTLE, Jan. 12, 2014--Museum of Flight visitors can experience the past, present and future of space travel during the...


  • January 7, 2015

Experts to Tell a New Story about Early Airmail

Jan. 24 lecture by Museum of Flight Curator and Boeing Company historian will reveal the myths about airmail service in the 1920s and 1930sPhoto or 1919 airmail delivery. SEATTLE,...


  • December 29, 2014

Free Lecture Zooms-in On NASA'S New Space Telescope Jan. 7

NASA astrophysicist Amber Straughn shares insights about the Hubble's successorSEATTLE, Dec. 29, 2014-- Photo of globular cluster. NASA astrophysicist Dr. Amber Straughn will...


  • December 18, 2014

Historic 1920s Aircraft Replica to Make First Flight Dec. 20

Maiden flight of Douglas World Cruiser "Seattle II" 13 years in making,
takeoff from The Museum of Flight at Boeing Field SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2014--Dec. 20 is planned for the...


  • December 7, 2014

Dec. 13 Santa Arrives Via Airplane

"Santa's Landing Party" features holiday activities for the whole family SEATTLE, Dec.7, 2014- "Santa's Landing Party" at The Museum of Flight begins Saturday morning, Dec. 13, at...