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Museum Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

Special pricing, extended hours for families with children with autism on April 19

SEATTLE – In recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, The Museum of Flight is opening its doors early and offering admission discounts for families with children with autism. On Saturday, April 19, the Museum will open its doors at 9 a.m. for families with children with autism. This will give the children an opportunity to explore the Museum with their families before the general public is admitted at 10 a.m. There will also be informational tables representing various autism support and education organizations to communicate their services and increase awareness among all Museum visitors.

On this day all families with children with autism will be offered the Museum’s preferred Group Pricing:
Adults: 18-65 $16 (regularly $19)
Youth 5-17: $9 (regularly $11)
Seniors 65+: $14 (regularly $16)
Children under 5: Free

Families with children with autism will also receive a 10% discount on merchandise purchased in the Museum Store.

Autism services organizations interested in providing an informational table on April 19, please email Julia Cannell at: [email protected].

For more information about the day, please email Rich Rime at: [email protected] or call 206.768.7102.

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 $19 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $16 for active military, $11 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. McCormick & Schmick’s Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit