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  • 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...


  • January 26, 2017

Museum a Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks Feb. 4

SEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2017--On Feb. 4 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering...


  • January 24, 2017

Museum Offers Variety of Programs for Seattle Museum Month

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2017--Admission to the Museum is half-price all-February for visitors staying at a participating Seattle Museum Month hotel. In addition to the Museum's daily...


  • January 20, 2017

Museum Remembers Fallen Astronauts Jan. 27-Feb. 5

SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2017--From Jan. 27-Feb. 5 the Museum pays tribute to the astronauts who were lost in the quest to explore outer space. The astronauts of Apollo 1, and of shuttle...


  • January 10, 2017

Astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt Featured Speaker Feb. 4

SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2017--On Feb. 4 at 2 p.m., astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight. Barratt was a...


  • January 4, 2017

Major New Space Race Exhibit Opens May 20

SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2017--On May 20, 2017, The Museum of Flight will open an exciting exhibit about the American and Soviet "Space Race" to the Moon during the 1960s. It is a story...


  • December 12, 2016

Dec. 17 Program Has Friendly Focus on Furry Fliers

SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2016--A presentation at the Museum of Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. is geared toward animal-loving aviators. The program will focus on the non-profit animal rescue...


  • November 30, 2016

Santa Flies Airplane to Museum for Holiday Party Dec. 10

SEATTLE, Nov. 30, 2016--Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly a vintage propeller plane to the Museum on Dec. 10. The couple will...


  • November 29, 2016

Lectures and Book Signings with Northwest Authors Dec. 3

SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2016--On Dec. 3 the Museum presents "Words on Wings," a literary event with four Pacific Northwest aviation-themed writers. The authors will give individual...


  • November 1, 2016

Veterans Day Honors Military Service

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2016--The Museum honors United States military service personnel on Veterans Day, Nov. 11th. All U.S. veterans and current U.S. military personnel will be...


  • October 24, 2016

Museum Hosts Nov. 5 "Space Racers" TV Show Launch Party for Preschoolers

SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2016--The Museum of Flight and Space Race, LLC are inviting Seattle families to celebrate the season two premiere of Space Racers®--an animated science series...


  • October 13, 2016

Museum's Nov. 3-5 SpaceFest Features Ladies Who Launch


SEATTLE, Oct. 13, 2016--The Museum of Flight's annual SpaceFest brings together the top people in the arts and sciences of space, spaceflight and all things out of this world....