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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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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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Amazing tour on a grand scale .

Very informative and enjoyable experience , I know now how planes are made and the painstaking effort that's put into each detail . Amazing how a dream that Mr Boeing had... read more

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very informative and enjoyable experience , I know now how planes are made and the painstaking effort that's put into each detail . Amazing how a dream that Mr Boeing had , established and expanded to this incredible extent . I was impressed also by the facilities and care provided to the work force . the best 90 minutes I... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We would have had to wait a day to take the more extensive, and what sounded like a great tour. We opted for a cheap pass to walk through a somewhat limited scope, but interesting hour in the museum. Some huge pieces of aircraft, and a chance to sit in a real cockpit of an airliner made it fun even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour IS very well organized with excellent explanations. But The visit per se IS very short and you are so high above the floor plant that it is difficult to see. Anyway The size of The plant is awesome

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Boeoing Manufacturing Plant in Mukilteo, Washington. Seeing the siize of the building, and how small the planes being assembled looked is - well - an experience? The enormity of manufacturing that takes place, with the assembly of various planes at the same time, is staggering. to see this is - indescribable. We went on... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to swing by here on our trip to Whidbey Island. We had a great tour guide (Scott) who's knowledge was very impressive. It was pretty cool to see the largest building in the world and the assembly of 787/777/767/747 aircraft. Boeing doesn't allow cameras in the facility but they do provide free lockers. Just pay close attention to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been wanting to do this tour for years and finally had the opportunity. A great way to see these massive planes being built, my only regret is no cameras allowed!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well it's a very interesting and secure tour. No photos, no video while inside the gates that surround. For security reasons and duplication. They build civilian as well as military there what an assembly line.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrive just after 8.30 am. There was no problem getting on a tour without reservations. As a person with mobility problems I felt, after reading the requirements, that I would not be able to do the tour. Wrong. We identified ourselves as requiring assistance before getting on the bus. There are two stops on the tour. At the first,... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Watch from overhead balcony views as they assemble new planes in various states from start to finish. Exciting to see newly painted planes parked outside waiting for pick up. The tour is informative and at an easy pace, although be ready to walk a good distance through the plant after shuttle buses take you the major distance. Don't be surprised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you go there the museum is just a foretaste before what you will see in manufactory. You can see how planes are assembled. You see everything from top flor (balcony); you cannot walk between engineers :) You cannot do photos in manufactory, but you can it in museum (which is quite small). During the tour you will see a... More 

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