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Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

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Address: 8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275-3239
Phone Number: +1 425-438-8100
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8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located approximately 25 miles north of Seattle, The Future of Flight...

Located approximately 25 miles north of Seattle, The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour is the only public tour of a commercial jet assembly plant in North America.

Explore the interactive exhibits and displays in our 28,000-square-foot Aviation Center Gallery; then take a 90-minute tour of the Boeing plant where you can watch 747s, 777s, or 787 Dreamliners being assembled right before your eyes.

There is a minimum height requirement of 4 feet (122 cm) for children participating in the Boeing Tour. To avoid disappointment please make sure to check height before purchasing tickets. This restriction is strictly enforced.

ADA accessible tours are offered twice daily. Call in advance to ensure proper accommodations.

In the Future of Flight Aviation Center Gallery, the Family Zone is home to a number of different activities, all designed around a theme of aircraft manufacturing and assembly. Activity carts let visitors build a simple aircraft model, or use our Lego (and Lego-compatible) pieces to express new ideas about aircraft design. A kid-sized airport and aircraft allow future pilots of all ages to practice their take-offs and landings. Currently, the Family Zone is also home to a highly engaging, hands-on nanotechnology exhibit, and our new Bernoulli Table, an exciting interactive experience that teaches the relationship between the velocity of air and the pressure it exerts. Coloring and reading activities are also available, and drop-ins are welcome. Admission is free for ticket holders and for Future of Flight Foundation Members.

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Definitely worth the drive!

The Boeing plant tour is definitely worth the short drive up to Everett. The ONLY reason I did not give it 5 stars is that the tour at times feels a bit rushed. You spend as... read more

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Boeing plant tour is definitely worth the short drive up to Everett. The ONLY reason I did not give it 5 stars is that the tour at times feels a bit rushed. You spend as much or more time getting to the factory floor and moving between buildings on buses as you do actually getting to look out over... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jumping through their hoops about arrival time, banned electronics, etc. is not fun, but the place is really unique and awesome to see. The 90 minute tour flew by.

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Stony Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family took the tour of the Boeing factory and thought it was excellent. Just seeing all of the planes in the build process was fascinating. We went during a work day and was able to see the workers actually working on the planes.

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The 90-minute tour above the three bays was very informative. It was amazing to see and hear about what goes on before, during, and after the construction of these planes! The Future of Flight center was also very interesting.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You just find yourself Sating WOW constantly during the tour of the Boeing Factory. The Future of Flight centre is also a great hour spent with interactive models and information on past, present and future. Scale is impressive, largest shed in the world......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As a aviation fan this was a true experience I had been waiting for. Words can't express the size and technology of this place. I travelled thousands of km on Boeing jets and what a saw was incredible watching these jets being built. A must see.

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El Paso, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This 90-minute tour is fantastic. It takes you into the depths of the construction pits of the 777 and 747 aircraft. You take a guided tour (20 people) on a bus from the Museum to the actual assembly line of these aircraft, which have already been ordered by airlines. It is so huge! The hangar/assembly area must be about 10... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was somewhat disappointed that the actual tour portion was not better. We went into three different bays (747, 777, and 787) but we only had one or two vantage points overlooking the equivalent of 3 football fields and the guide would say "way over there..." Also, most of the time was getting to the overlook, with only about a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Get your tickets online so you aren't forced to kill 90 mins before the tour like we had to. The gallery was pretty weak. Lots of "excuse us while we create new exhibit" signs. The factory was impressive for its sheer size. Who knew a plane costs over 350 million dollars?!

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SeattleSandy, Public Relations Manager at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for reminding people to book ahead to make sure they get the tour time they want. We are working hard to improve and add exhibits to the Aerospace Gallery. Hopefully you were able to go upstairs to the Strato Deck to take in the view of the Boeing Assembly Plant and Paine Field airport... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Think about a company that create the basis to cross distances. Think about a company that shapes the future and create new ways of travel with high end technology. Sure, I am talking about Boeing! If you are in Seattle area, please reserve some time to take the Boeing Tour and visit Future of Flight Aviation Center in Everett, WA... More 

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