January, 2015

February Events at The Museum of Flight

February Events at The Museum of Flight

Weekends include two astronaut programs, scale model show, engineering fair Thursday, Feb. 5 5 to 9 p.m. The Museum of Flight Wells Fargo Free First Thursday Once a month, the Museum stays open late and admission is free. Enjoy the Museum’s Great Gallery, Personal Courage Wing, and more, courtesy of Wells Fargo. Museum store and […]

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Museum Hosts National Association of Rocketry Convention Feb. 20-22

Three days of programs with real rocket scientists, the best in model rocketry, a special Museum exhibit, and keynote speaker astronaut Jay Apt SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight hosts the 2015 annual convention of the National Association of Rocketry, NARCON 2015, Feb. 20-22. The National Association of Rocketry is the largest organization dedicated to […]

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Jan. 31 Big Moving Day for Museum   Airpark Aircraft

Jan. 31 Big Moving Day for Museum Airpark Aircraft

Concorde, Air Force One join 787 in new Airpark next to Museum on Boeing Field, open to public Feb. 14, Museum opens hour early at 9 a.m. Jan. 31 SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight Airpark is getting a new home, and moving day is Jan. 31. Three aircraft – the Concorde, Air Force One […]

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Shuttle Astronaut Joan Higginbotham to Speak  Feb. 7

Shuttle Astronaut Joan Higginbotham to Speak Feb. 7

Family speaker program with third female African-American astronaut SEATTLE – On Feb. 7 at 2:30 p.m., former space shuttle astronaut Joan Higginbotham will be at The Museum of Flight to give an inspiring presentation for students and families. Higginbotham is the third female African-American astronaut. In 2006, she logged over 300 hours in space as […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center presents seventh annual Learning Through Play conference on March 7

Event assembles childhood development experts for parents, educators and children CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center recognizes how crucial early childhood development is and the impact that open-ended, hands-on learning can have on building the skills and education children need. On Saturday March 7, Cincinnati Museum Center will help show you how interactive, play-based learning can […]

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Museum Super Jet Gets New Moniker  for Super Bowl

Museum Super Jet Gets New Moniker for Super Bowl

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk becomes Douglas A-4F Seahawk SEATTLE – Due to the extraordinary events that will be occurring on Feb. 1 in Phoenix, Ariz., The Museum of Flight will be temporarily renaming one of its iconic fighter jet aircraft for that day, and that day only. The Museum of Flight Curator Dan Hagedorn said, “We […]

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Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens April 11 at CBMM

The story of the evolving relationship between the people and swans of the Chesapeake Bay will be told through a curated collection of decoys, photographs, and artifacts in a new exhibition at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Chesapeake Swan Song: From Commodity to Conservation will open Saturday, April 1, 2015 and continue through April 3, […]

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