Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing Looks at Century 21

. August 11, 2012

“The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and its Legacy”

SEATTLE, Aug. 10, 2012–On Aug. 18, authors Paula Becker and Alan Stein will talk about the Seattle World’s Fair and the coffee-table book they produced to commemorate it, “The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and its Legacy.” The presentation looks at astronauts, Elvis, sky rides, royalty, the Space Needle, the Kennedys, the Cold War and everything futuristic fifty years ago. A book signing follows the presentation. The 2 p.m. lecture is free with admission to the Museum. The book signing is free.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $17 for adults, $14 for seniors 65 and older, $13 for active military, $9 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit museumofflight.org.

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