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Museum of Flight Hosts B-29 Superfortress Flights and Tours  May 19-22

Museum of Flight Hosts B-29 Superfortress Flights and Tours May 19-22

SEATTLE – Doc, one of only two World War II B-29 bombers still flying, will be based at the Museum May 19-22 for rides and tours. This will be the first time the Wichita-based Superfortress has been to The Museum of Flight. The visit is part of the “B-29 Doc History Restored Tour.” Ground and […]

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Martian Merriment at Museum of Flight

Martian Merriment at Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – NASA’s Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter landed on Mars Feb. 18, 2021, and The Museum of Flight is celebrating their first anniversary with a Feb. 18-20 weekend of family activities, NASA speakers and planetarium shows. The events will take place next to the Museum’s full-scale NASA mock-ups of the two robust robotic explorers, […]

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Tickets Now on Sale for Museum of Flight “Yuri’s Night” Dance Party 2022

Tickets Now on Sale for Museum of Flight “Yuri’s Night” Dance Party 2022

SEATTLE, Feb. 8, 2022—Tickets are now on sale for the Museum’s April 9, 2022 Yuri’s Night 21+ dance party. The 6-11 p.m. spectacle will transform the Museum into a 21+ intergalactic nightclub celebrating spaceflight with music, art and cosplay. Dance to some of the best electronic music DJs from Seattle and beyond, with MOON BOOTS, […]

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Museum of Flight Show Puts Hundreds of Air, Sea, Land and Space Scale Models on Display

Museum of Flight Show Puts Hundreds of Air, Sea, Land and Space Scale Models on Display

The 2022 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show includes free workshops and seminars with modeling experts SEATTLE, The Museum hosts one of North America’s largest displays of scale models on Feb. 19-20 with the 2022 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show. Visitors will see hundreds of exquisitely crafted model aircraft, spacecraft, cars, tanks, ships and figures depicting the glorious […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum awarded grant from Rural Maryland Council

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum awarded grant from Rural Maryland Council

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is pleased to announce that it has been awarded more than $30,000 in grant funds from the Rural Maryland Council (RMC) to support its Shipwright Apprentice Program. CBMM is proud to be engaged in certified workforce training and has been operating a successful Shipwright Apprentice Program for more than 20 […]

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Museum of Flight  Family Activities, Music and Comedy to Celebrate the Holidays Dec. 18

Museum of Flight Family Activities, Music and Comedy to Celebrate the Holidays Dec. 18

SEATTLE – The Museum celebrates the holidays on Dec. 18 with sleds, songs and silliness. The activities begin at 10:30 a.m. with a special family workshop building whimsical paper gliders of the M/D-21 Blackbird (Blackbirds were called sleds by their crews); from noon to 1 p.m. the Boeing Employees Concert Band will perform holiday music; […]

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Model Weekend at the Museum of Flight

Model Weekend at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Models of all kinds will be on display at the Museum Nov. 20-21. Visitors will see how the NorthWest Scale Modelers sweat the small stuff as the Museum displays hundreds of their scale model aircraft, automobiles, spacecraft and rockets on Saturday the Nov. 20. On Sunday Nov. 21, a world of flying models […]

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Discover the Hidden Beauty and Science of the Invisible World of Water Opening Nov. 13 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Discover the Hidden Beauty and Science of the Invisible World of Water Opening Nov. 13 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

The first project in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ yearlong focus on water renews our appreciation for the vital element of water through artworks that combine the marvel and insight of both scientific and artistic inquiry. Centered around two micro-phenomena — snow crystals and diatoms — the exhibition will present parallel histories of observation and […]

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Applications Accepted for Museum of Flight 2021-2022 Washington Aerospace Scholar Program

Applications Accepted for Museum of Flight 2021-2022 Washington Aerospace Scholar Program

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2021—Applications are being accepted through Oct. 17 for the 2021-2022 class in the Museum’s Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program. This STEM program is open to Washington state high school juniors, and participants have the option to earn five science credits from the University of Washington. WAS provides lessons in Earth and Space Science and NASA history, and offers interaction […]

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