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Far Out Astronomy Featured on First Free Thursday at the Museum of Flight

Oct. 7 “Astronomy Day” event with telescopes, family programs, planetarium

SEATTLE – Special programs and family activities are all looking up to the deep sky on Oct. 7 from 5 to 9 p.m. Local astronomy clubs will be at the Museum to share their knowledge of the heavens with viewing opportunities through their telescopes, and visitors can also marvel at the wonders of the night sky in the Museum’s portable planetarium. Entrance to the Museum is free from 5 to 9 p.m.

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 $15 for adults, $13 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for active military, $8 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


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