UW Museology Grad Program Teams with

Museum of Flight for Education Program

         Programs debut during Museum's Dec. 6 Free First Thursday      



SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2012--On Thursday evening, Dec. 6, The Museum of Flight will turn into a classroom for students in the University of Washington Museology program's museum education course. As part of their coursework, students have designed and developed a series of innovative and interactive space and aviation themed education programs to be premiered at The Museum of Flight. The programs are open to visitors of all ages, and will be presented during the early hours of the Museum's 5 to 9 p.m. December First Free Thursday event.  


Visitor participation and feedback are welcomed and encouraged.


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The non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest independent air and space museums in the world. The Museum's collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the William E. Boeing Red Barn® -- the original manufacturing facility of the Boeing Co. The Airpark includes outdoor displays with the first jet Air Force One, a Concorde airliner, and the first Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The Museum aeronautical library and archival holdings are the largest on the West Coast. The Education Office offers weekend family programs, programs for students and educators, and overnight camps for children. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site.


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 id="mce_marker"7 for adults, id="mce_marker"4 for seniors 65 and older, id="mce_marker"3 for active military, $9 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. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit museumofflight.org.

Mike Bush 

Director of Marketing
and Public Relations

Ted Huetter
Public Relations
and Promotions Manager