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Free “Exploration Expo” Showcases Museum of Flight Education Programs for All Ages

Free “Exploration Expo” Showcases Museum of Flight Education Programs for All Ages

. September 29, 2017

Museum admission free Oct. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. and includes Annual Exploration Expo SEATTLE – The Museum is free on Oct. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. and will showcase a variety of innovative education programs around the subjects of aviation, space and robotics for explorers of all ages during its annual Exploration […]

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The Museum of Flight Announces Largest Bequest

The Museum of Flight Announces Largest Bequest

. September 27, 2017

SEATTLE – 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 of Frank “Sam” Houston. The gift will establish the Frank “Sam” and Betty Houston Education Endowment to provide educational opportunities to young people exploring aerospace and […]

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Shipwrights start next phase restoration of Edna E. Lockwood at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Shipwrights start next phase restoration of Edna E. Lockwood at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. September 25, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Michael Gorman reports that a major step has been made in the historic restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, with her existing topsides lifted by crane to sit directly above her new nine-log hull. Edna Lockwood represents the last of her kind, as the oldest historic log-hull bugeye […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center 10th annual Difference Makers nominations extended

Cincinnati Museum Center 10th annual Difference Makers nominations extended

. September 22, 2017

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) has extended the nomination deadline for the tenth annual Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Makers Awards. Nominations for those individuals, groups and organizations making a difference in the lives of children are due September 29. For the past ten years, the Difference Makers program has recognized those people who […]

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

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

. September 19, 2017

Star Wars family events all day, Empire Writes Back! grade school story writing contest now open for submissions–winners read at Museum SEATTLE – 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 Worldwide’s Star Wars Reads Day. Star Wars […]

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