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Press Releases

  • September 24, 2021

Rare Short Films Now Online Digital Delights

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2021—Eighty-six selections from The Museum of Flight’s collection of rare, behind-the-scenes movies have been digitized for the first time and are now online....

  • September 15, 2021

The Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum Sign Partnership Agreement

SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2021—The Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum signed a Partnership Agreement during a live virtual ceremony on Sept 14. Museum...

  • June 16, 2021

June 29 Press Preview for New Museum Exhibit, Stranger Than Fiction

SEATTLE, June 16, 2021—On June 29 at 10 a.m. there will be a press preview for The Museum of Flight’s new exhibit, Stranger Than Fiction: The Incredible Science of Aerospace...

  • May 19, 2021

New Museum Exhibit Opening July 3 is Stranger Than Fiction

SEATTLE, May 19, 2021—On July 3, The Museum of Flight opens Stranger Than Fiction: The Incredible Science of Aerospace Medicine, a new exhibition about a lofty subject wrapped in...

  • May 12, 2021

Museum Awards $226,000 in Scholarships to 14 High School Students

SEATTLE, May 12, 2021—The Museum of Flight awarded $226,000 in scholarships to 14 high school students for postsecondary education and flight training during a virtual ceremony...

  • February 10, 2021

Hearts Soar as Ambassador Animals Visit the Museum

SEATTLE, Feb. 10, 2021—Wild critters in the galleries would usually give the Museum’s Senior Curator cause for concern, but a recent visit by a trio of furry, feathery and scaly...

  • February 9, 2021

Museum Space Mavens Offer Insights from Earth to Mars

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2021—NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover lands on the Red Planet Feb. 18, and the Museum is hosting two live, online panel programs to prep and cover the landing with...

  • February 9, 2021

The Museum of Flight Reopens March 4

SEATTLE, Feb 9, 2020—The Museum of Flight reopens to the general public on Thursday March 4 through Sunday March 7, and will remain open every Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to...

  • January 16, 2021

New Boeing Grant and Ongoing Investments Help Sustain and Develop Museum Programs

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2021—The Museum today announced that it has received new investments totaling $115,000 from The Boeing Company. The funds will support two of the Museum’s...

  • September 28, 2020

Bloodworks Northwest Offers Pop-Up Donor Center at Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2020—The Museum of Flight is partnering with Bloodworks Northwest to conduct a pop-up donor center at the Museum on Oct. 7, 9 and 10. Blood donors during this...

  • August 26, 2020

All Systems Green for Museum Reopening Sept. 5

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2020—The Museum of Flight begins a phased reopening to the general public on Sept. 5-7 Labor Day Weekend, following two days of Museum Member previews. The...

  • August 21, 2020

Museum Awards 14 Post-Secondary Scholarships to Washington State Teens

SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2020—The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning awarded $217,000 in scholarships to 14 Washington state high school students for post-secondary...