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  • July 2, 2019

The Museum of Flight Welcomes Matthew R. Burchette as its New Senior Curator

SEATTLE, July 2, 2019—After an extensive two-year search, The Museum of Flight today announced that Matthew R. Burchette will assume the role of its Senior Curator effective Sept....


  • June 26, 2019

July 4 Free 5 to 9 p.m. and Destination Moon Exhibit Only $10

TUKWILA, June 26, 2019—On July 4, Museum visitors can celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest American achievements—the first Moon landing—while the Museum is free...


  • June 14, 2019

Space Expert Presents Children’s Book About Space Race

SEATTLE, June 14, 2019—On June 23, down-to-Earth space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas will talk about her new children's book The Space Race, which covers our journey to...


  • May 28, 2019

Summer Celebrations of Moon Landing Topped with a Concert with ABC’s American Idol® Top 10 with Season 2 Winner Laine Hardy

TUKWILA, May 28, 2019—The Museum aims to be the world’s best destination to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with an extravagant three-day, July 19-21 weekend...


  • May 16, 2019

Sunday May 19 Speaker Aims to Save the Moon Landing Sites

SEATTLE, May 16, 2019—Michelle Hanlon of For All Moonkind.org is working to ensure the six Apollo and other early lunar landing sites are recognized for their value and are...


  • May 9, 2019

France Awards Legion of Honor to Three Washington State World War II Veterans at Museum May 10

SEATTLE, May 9, 2019—On May 10 the Museum will host a presentation ceremony for the French Legion of Honor medal to four Washington-resident World War II veterans. The recipients...


  • May 7, 2019

Spaceflight Author’s Presentation Recalls Apollo 10 on May 18

SEATTLE, May 7, 2019—Fifty years ago this week, NASA’s Apollo 10 mission flew almost to the surface of the Moon as a “dress rehearsal” for Apollo 11’s landing a few months later....


  • May 5, 2019

Free Admission for Moms on Mother’s Day May 12

SEATTLE, May 5, 2019—The Museum is celebrating all moms. Mothers accompanied by their kids (of any age) receive FREE general admission on Sunday, May 12! Activities include the...


  • May 4, 2019

Northwest Filmmakers Screen Their Sci-Fi Movie May 11

On May 4 at 2:30 p.m. there will be special screening of the locally-produced sci-fi feature, Prospect. The film’s creators will attend an audience Q and A following the...


  • April 27, 2019

Special Agent Recalls Sleuthing for Missing Moon Rocks May 4

SEATTLE, April 27, 2019—On May, 4 Joe Gutheinz, aka The Moon Rock Hunter, will talk about on his journey to locate and recover some of the most valuable items on Earth--Apollo-era...


  • April 18, 2019

Museum Awards Fourteen Post-Secondary Scholarships to Seattle Area Teens

SEATTLE, April 18, 2019—The Museum of Flight’s Boeing Academy for STEM Learning annual scholarship program awarded $314,500 in scholarships to 12 Seattle area high school students...


  • April 11, 2019

Northwest Businesses Partner with Museum to Celebrate Moon Landing with “Seattle’s Summer of Space”

TUKWILA, April 11, 2019—Moon Rocks chocolate bars anyone? In conjunction with the Museum’s Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition, from April 13-Sept. 2, dozens of...