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  • June 8, 2017

Dads Free and Drones Rule on Father's Day June 18

SEATTLE, June 2, 2017--Father's Day will be a "Drone-stravaganza," with free admission for dads, and activities for drone pilots of all skill levels. Hollywood drone...


  • June 7, 2017

World War II Bomber and Fighter Aircraft Rides at Museum June 23-25

SEATTLE, June 7, 2017-The steady rumble of World War II airplanes will resonate at The Museum of Flight June 23-25, while a group of four rare and historic aircraft is based here...


  • June 2, 2017

Dads Can Drone as Much as They Want During Father's Day Weekend Drone-stravaganza June 17-18

SEATTLE, June 2, 2017--It will be a "Drone-stravaganza" all Father's Day weekend at the Museum, with activities for drone pilots of all skill levels. Hollywood drone...


  • May 31, 2017

Helicopters Hover to Museum for Free Air Show June 10

SEATTLE, May 31, 2017--The admission-free, all-helicopter American Heroes Air Show lands at The Museum of Flight on June 10 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The event offers families...


  • May 11, 2017

May 20 Music and Drinks Event Features Apollo 8 Astronaut and Best-Selling Space Author

SEATTLE, May 11, 2017--On May 20, The Museum of Flight hosts a 1960s-themed music and drinks event, Earthrise: An Evening with Apollo 8, with special guest Jeffery Kluger,...


  • May 11, 2017

One Week to May 18 Press Preview for New APOLLO Exhibit

SEATTLE, May 11, 2017--On Thursday, May 18 at 10 a.m. The Museum of Flight welcomes members of the press to an exclusive preview of its new exhibit about the 1960s Space Race,...


  • April 5, 2017

The "Baby Boeing" 737 Turns the Big Five-O with a Birthday Party at the Museum on April 9

SEATTLE, April 5, 2017—On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737's first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot...


  • March 30, 2017

The Birdie Has Landed... at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, March 30, 2017--Some 45 years after tee off, a golf ball, believed to have been the very same ball Alan Shepard shanked on the Moon was found washed up along the...


  • March 13, 2017

The "Baby Boeing" 737 Turns the Big Five-O with a Birthday Party at the Museum on April 9

SEATTLE, March 13, 2017--On April 9, the Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 737's first flight. A panel presentation at noon will include maiden flight pilot...


  • February 22, 2017

Smithsonian Selects The Museum of Flight to Exhibit Apollo 11 Spacecraft on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2017--The Smithsonian Institution announced at a ceremony today that the Apollo 11 command module Columbia--the only portion of the historic spacecraft to...


  • February 1, 2017

Feb. 18 Lecture and Book Signing Recalls The Museum of Flight's Colorful History

SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2017--Author Howard Lovering presents an insider's look at The Museum of Flight during his Feb. 18 lecture and booking signing about his latest publication, "For...


  • January 26, 2017

Taiwanese Air Force Missions of the Cold War Highlight Feb. 2 Lunar New Year Free Events

SEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2017--On Feb. 2, Free First Thursday from 5-9 p.m. the Museum celebrates the "Year of the Rooster" with fun family activities, plus music performed by the...