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  • September 27, 2018

NASA Chief Historian Speaks at Museum Oct. 6

SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2018—Celebrating NASA’s 60 anniversary—Oct. 1—the agency’s Chief Historian, Bill Barry, will be at the Museum on Oct. 6 with a presentation that looks back,...


  • September 7, 2018

Free Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Sept 22

SEATTLE, Sept. 7, 2018--The Museum of Flight offers free admission on Saturday, Sept. 22, with the presentation of a Smithsonian Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides...


  • August 30, 2018

Sept. 8 Lecture and Book Signing Recalls Alaska Airlines' Jewish Refugee Rescue in 1948

SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2018--On Sept. 8 author Darragh Metzger discusses her new book Alaska Over Israel, the story of how in 1948 a small, struggling Alaska Airlines began a dangerous...


  • August 23, 2018

Secret CIA Flights from Taiwan Revealed in Sept. 1 Lecture

SEATTLE, Aug. 23, 2018--On Sept. 1 the Museum will present the story of how CIA pilots of the Republic of China Air Force (Taiwan) "Black Bat Squadron" flew a daring nighttime...


  • July 19, 2018

Jet Blast Bash Festival Brings Fans to the Blue Angels Flightline Aug. 4-5 Weekend

SEATTLE, July 19, 2018--The Museum's Aug. 4-5 Seafair weekend outdoor festival-by-the-flightline, Jet Blast Bash, offers fast planes, fast cars, music, food and beer with the...


  • July 16, 2018

Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital at Museum for Tours July 28-29, Aug. 4-5

SEATTLE, July 16, 2018--A former FedEx MD-10 cargo plane converted into the world's only flying eye care teaching hospital will make its first visit to Seattle and be stationed at...


  • May 23, 2018

B-52 Bomber Takes to the Freeways From Everett to Museum in Seattle June 2-3

SEATTLE, May 23, 2018--After 26 years of open storage at Paine Field, Everett, the Museum's 1959 Boeing B-52 bomber will be moved to the Museum's West Campus at Boeing Field in...


  • April 26, 2018

New Vietnam Air War Exhibit Opens Memorial Day Weekend

SEATTLE, April 26, 2018--On May 26 the Museum opens "Vietnam Divided: War Above Southeast Asia," a permanent addition to the Museum's glass-walled main gallery that focuses on the...


  • April 25, 2018

Tough Tomcat Talks May 5

SEATTLE, April 25, 2018--On Saturday, May 5, three former F-14 Tomcat pilots will share their stories about flying the famous swing-wing jet fighter during war and peace. U.S....


  • April 13, 2018

"Space Barons" Lecture and Book Signing April 25 with Washington Post's Christian Davenport

SEATTLE, April 13, 2018--On April 25 Peabody award winning author Christian Davenport talks about his new book "The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize...


  • April 12, 2018

Exclusive Free Screenings of New "Lost in Space" Series April 21

SEATTLE, April 12, 2018--On April 21 Netflix comes to the Museum with Seattle's only big screen showings of its epic new Lost in Space series. The premier episode will screen in...


  • April 5, 2018

R2-D2 and Robot Friends Meet Museum Visitors April 14


SEATTLE, April 5, 2018--April 14 is droid day at the Museum as The Pacific Northwest R2-D2 Builders Club and their robot friends attend their first Museum Expo. The robots...