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Celebrate bats just in time for Halloween at BatFest Oct. 25

Celebrate bats just in time for Halloween at BatFest Oct. 25

. October 21, 2014

Learn more about these misunderstood creatures and take part in our costume parade CINCINNATI – Get up close and personal with live bats and learn more about these incredible creatures through hands-on activities, games and more during BatFest at Cincinnati Museum Center on Saturday, October 25. Everyone’s gone a little batty but you’ll soon learn, […]

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Family Halloween Fun as The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright Oct. 26

Family Halloween Fun as The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright Oct. 26

. October 18, 2014

Free admission for costumed children, eight galleries of holiday activities SEATTLE – Every year around Halloween, The Museum of Flight becomes The Museum of Fright. On Sunday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Museum offers such a huge selection of family fun and games it’s scary. The Museum’s spacious galleries provide safe […]

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October 18 Event Offers First-Person Stories of the Boeing 747 From Conception to Rebirth

. October 8, 2014

Rare pairing of Boeing legends Joe Sutter and Brien Wygle to talk about the plane that changed air travel SEATTLE – In a program Oct. 18 at 2 p.m., the “father of the Boeing 747,” Joe Sutter, and 747 first-flight test pilot Brien Wygle, will tell their riveting, inside stories of the Boeing 747 from […]

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Newly Restored Boeing 747 Prototype Now   Open to the Public

Newly Restored Boeing 747 Prototype Now Open to the Public

. October 2, 2014

Shuttered for decades, interior of first Jumbo Jet finally revealed SEATTLE – The first Boeing 747 was never an airliner. For over 25 years it was used by Boeing for flight tests until the plane was retired and grounded in the 1990s, then moved to The Museum of Flight years later. Now, after nearly two […]

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Astronaut Speaks On Orion Program Launch and NASA’s Future

. September 13, 2014

Prelude to Dec. 4 Orion Mission SEATTLE – Nicholas Patrick, former NASA Shuttle Astronaut, will present on the Orion Program, its differences from the shuttle, and the future of NASA’s manned space exploration. The event is a prelude to the live feed of the December 4th Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle mission. The presentation will take […]

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Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

Model Rocketry Day Launches July 5

. June 27, 2014

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight and the National Association of Rocketry celebrate model rocketry with rocket launches, exhibits, family workshops, and a special presentation by Vern Estes, founder of Estes Industries–whose name is synonymous with American model rockets since the 1950s. Members of the National Association of Rocketry will lead family workshops where participants […]

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New exhibit showcases world’s largest collection of Late Ordovician fossils

New exhibit showcases world’s largest collection of Late Ordovician fossils

. June 14, 2014

Cincinnati Under the Sea now open at Cincinnati Museum Center through October 26 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center will highlight its impressive collection of Ordovician fossils in Cincinnati Under the Sea, an exhibit that runs through October 26. There’s a fascinating amount of history beneath our feet in Cincinnati and the surrounding area. In fact, […]

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