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  • September 26, 2017

The Museum of Flight Announces Largest Bequest

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2017--The Museum of Flight has received the largest bequest in its 52-year history, a donation of more than $17 million from the estate of Betty Houston, widow...

  • September 18, 2017

The Force is with the Museum on Star Wars Reads Day Oct. 7

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2017--On Oct. 7 The Museum of Flight welcomes friendly visitors from all galaxies, no matter how far, far away, as it participates in Disney Publishing...

  • September 18, 2017

Reception, Lecture and Book Signing with Author of "Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet"

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2017--The Museum offers an evening reception, lecture and book signing with award-winning journalist Leonard David, as he talks about his book, "Mars: Our...

  • September 14, 2017

Museum Ready for Model Rocketeers Sept. 23

SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2017--The Museum celebrates 50 years of the Estes Astron Alpha model rocket with a special display by the National Association of Rocketry (NAR), plus a meet...

  • September 8, 2017

Boeing 737 Lecture and Book Signing Sept. 16

SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2017-On Sept. 16 the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with Capt. Dan Dornseif, author of the new Boeing 737 - The World's Jetliner. The book provides an...

  • August 30, 2017

Museum Screens Acclaimed Documentary About Ivy League Flyers in WWI

SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2017--On Sept. 9, the Museum presents a special screening of The Millionaires' Unit-U.S. Naval Aviators in the First World War, the story of a privileged group...

  • August 28, 2017

Girl Scouts Can Earn Badge with Museum Program

Girls play Women Air Force Service Pilots during Sept. 9 Living History Experience, and earn a Girl Scout badge SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2017--Girl Scouts in grades 4-5 can earn a...

  • August 24, 2017

1960s Space Plane Subject of Aug. 26 Lecture and Book Signing

SEATTLE, Aug. 24, 2017--On Aug. 26, the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with author Michelle Evans, who will talk about her new book, The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the...

  • August 8, 2017

NASA Airborne Mission to Solar Eclipse Based at Museum Aug. 20-21

SEATTLE, Aug. 8, 2017--On Aug. 21, the Museum and NASA partner for a free event watching the first total solar eclipse over the entire US in 99 years. The agency's Gulfstream III...

  • August 4, 2017

CANCELLED: Aug. 12 Reception and Lecture with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Paraszynski

SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2017--Due to a family emergency, Scott Parazynski is suspending upcoming appearances.


  • July 24, 2017

Solar Eclipses Shine in Lecture and Book Signing July 29

SEATTLE, July 25, 2017--On July 29, author, astronomer, artist, and professor Tyler Nordgrendescribes how different cultures interpret eclipses through a series of accounts from a...

  • June 26, 2017

Free Friday Fire Engine Fun For Kids June 30

SEATTLE, June 26, 2017--It's free fire engine fun on Friday, June 30, as the King County Fire and Life Safety Association hosts the annual Kids Safety Day at the Museum. From 10...