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Museum of Flight

9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108
206-764-5720
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$64*
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96%
Ranked #2 of 178 Attractions in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Walk the aisle of JFK's Air Force One and climb aboard the West...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Walk the aisle of JFK's Air Force One and climb aboard the West Coast's only Concorde. Revel in the history and heroics of WWI and WWII. Barrel-roll a Mustang, land on the moon, and soar over Puget Sound in a simulator. Experience the excitement of the space race and sit at the controls of the world's fastest jet. From the Wright brothers to the exploration of Mars, you'll find it at The Museum of Flight!
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Anchorage, AK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I'll admit that I pretty much always enjoy aviation museums, but this one is special for many reasons. Although it has military aircraft, that is not the focus. It has Boeing aircraft (no surprise there), but that isn't the focus either. Aerospace education is prominent, but I think the real goal is to share the beauty and wonder of flight.... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

A lot of displays, and done very well. Admission price is way too high for individuals. I went as a chaperone with a school group so I did not have to pay.

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Ogden, UT
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We spent about 3-4 hours here and still felt like we were rushing through it all. Wonderful exhibits, great story telling about the various old aircraft. Fun to walk through a Concorde! (Boy, they were pretty tiny inside - only selling point was their speed.

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Hong Kong, China
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136 reviews 136 reviews
65 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Built on and around the original Boeing factory, the museum of flight is an excellent collection of exhibits dedicated to celebrating the evolution of flight (both terrestrial flight and space flight), including some wonderful displays relating to the exploration of Alaska by "bush" pilots, and the combatant pilots of WW1 and WW2. The space race exhibit is wonderfully contextualised by... More 

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Kent, WA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to bring a family to learn about aviation. The exhibits are top notch. The museum is clean and very interesting.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This museum is located just south of the downtown area of Seattle next to the Boeing runway and city airport. We attended on a classic winter day with a steady drizzle of rain. The exhibits are wonderfully done and include many hands on experiences for everyone. The main building houses a history of flight, starting with birds. There is also... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Being the original home of the great Boeing Company it makes sense that their Museum of Flight would be comprehensive and entertaining but that barely begins to describe the best museum of it's kind anywhere, and that includes the National Air and Space Museum in DC. If you have even an inkling of appreciation for the history, drama and extraordinary... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Spent the afternoon there recently for a return visit. The 787 Dreamliner prototype had opend just a week before. Very interesting to walk around inside. Also new was the Space exhibit next to the airpark. It contains a Space Shuttle Full Fuseluge Trainer. The displays that go with the aircraft keep improving. The history of the personal arifacts associated with... More 

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Upper Peninsula of Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Wow, my husband was in heaven! Displays of airplanes that don't stop. Amazing. He could've spent two days there. I was done in 3 hours, but enjoyed it very much. So cool to go inside a space shuttle, Air Force One, a Concorde, and a Dreamliner!

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Kenai, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I haven't been there for several nears (the form won't accept a review if it's over two years old so I cheated). I've heard that they have several new exhibits, so I'll have to go back for another visit the next time I get a chance. I've visited the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and while this... More 

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