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The Museum of Flight

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Address: 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108-4046
Phone Number: 1 2067645700
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Walk the aisle of JFK's Air Force One and climb aboard the West Coast's...

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!

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Spent a very pleasant afternoon wandering round the museum. Enjoyed looking at AirForce One and Concorde. Disappointed that the 2 story plane was just a prototype and was not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
kathphilpott
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a very pleasant afternoon wandering round the museum. Enjoyed looking at AirForce One and Concorde. Disappointed that the 2 story plane was just a prototype and was not kitted out. Would have liked to see how the other half fly!

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Janesville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're an aviation buff this is your place. On Boeing Field it is expansive, authentic, and truly mesmerizing. We had the best guides--Don Ulmer and Mike Richardson--and could not have enjoyed it more. I do believe it will take me a couple of more visits to see it all in the detail it offers. Highlights? Fully restored B-17F and... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have the time, it's worth the trip to the Museum of Flight, even though it's off the beaten path. There are full sized planes everywhere along with videos and audios of different aspects of flight history.

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Thank Kathy K
Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I plan most of our vacations and my husband really wanted to see this. I looked into the set tours and thought they were very expensive and time consuming. We ended up walking to Enterprise near our hotel in Bell Town, renting a car for $40 for the day and driving the 35 minutes to Everett. So glad we did!... More 

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Thank megsies24
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband is an aviation junkie, so we have been to several aviation museums including the two Smithsonian Aviation Museums in DC. This is not as large or as diverse, but still well done. Also, they have several planes that you can go in and you can't do that at The Smithsonian! Two thumbs up!

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Thank Sights2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 2 days in Seattle and decided to check out the museum. They have many retired military people giving free tours through different exhibits. The gentleman who lead our tour was great. You could tell he loved aviation and being there. Made it very enjoyable and informative. We only spent 4 hours there and barely saw a portion of it.... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thank goodness I checked the website, as a PRIVATE event had CLOSED much of the Museum during my planned travel date. CHECKING the WEBSITE will also allow you to properly plan your visit, as you can spend anywhere from 1 to 6 hours and have a SPECTACULAR time no matter your length of visit. Also, purchase ONLY the BASIC admission... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment I pulled up in the car, I was completely amazed. Driving past and seeing all those massive planes, and actually being allowed to go on them was a dream for me! Very interesting and informative displays, excellent interactivity with the planes, and space shuttle. I would definitely recommend for anyone in the area. The only thing I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Something here for everyone. The planes we've flown on or the ones we'd like to fly on - for me the Concorde. For kids young and old playtime for all. From the Wright brothers to space everything is covered. Very helpful staff, from storing bags to details of the first air hostesses. Worthwhile spending couple of hours here. Easy public... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hundreds of full scale, real historical and current airplanes and spacecraft from all periods are on display built by Boeing and several other manufactures. Docents are available to talk from a depth of knowledge about the aircraft. It is difficult to say which display I liked the most, there were so many. The first B-29, walking through the space shuttle... More 

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