Walk through the cabins of a British Airways Concorde and the “flying Oval Office” of four presidents at The Museum of Flight, the largest private air and space museum in the world. The museum's world-class collection of nearly 150 aircraft includes a B-17F Flying Fortress bomber, a Lockheed M-21 Blackbird, and a Lockheed model like the one Amelia Earhart piloted when she disappeared over the Pacific. Other highlights include the world's first fighter plane, built in 1914, and one of only two remaining airworthy Douglas DC-2s. Within the museum is the restored “Red Barn,” Boeing’s original manufacturing plant. To take advantage of discounts offered to returning visitors, consider purchasing a "return trip" ticket, valid for up to seven days. Use our Seattle tour itinerary tool to arrange your visit to The Museum of Flight and other attractions in Seattle.
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Great museum, plenty to do an to see... very friendly staff and very well set up... so much too see that I would have loved to have more time more »
Museu espetacular! Descobrimos que na primeira quinta feira do mês, das 17h as 21h é gratuito e fomos nesse horário. Estava completamente lotado mas não atrapalhou em nada o passeio, na verdade é muit... more »Spectacular Museum. We found that on the first Thursday of the month from the 5:00 pm 9:00 pm is free and we were in that schedule. It was quite crowded but didn't hurt the tour, it's actually quite cool to see people's interest in the world of aviation. We lost a lot of time in the main hall and we had to run to see the halls of the first and second world war. Tip: visit the halls of wars because they are so much more interesting! After the ideal is to go in the hangar open because you can go into the aircraft, including concorde. The Hall of aviation history is very nice too, but how do we know the Americans do not recognize the Santos Dumont, nor as a co-inventor of the airplane, that is, neither mentioned he is still worth it. Book a 4:00 to visit, at least. some 5:00 I can go more smoothly. The store is a dream for those who like planes. Free on-site parking and also has a reasonable restaurant.
We purchased an annual membership to the museum of flight. In 2017, this ran us $79 for two adults. Kids 5 and under are free. While, the museum is fascinating and staffed with very knowledgeable folks, the displays aren’t updated enough to merit going back again and again. In the year that we were members, we went 2x. This was enough to cover the annual fee. We have a toddler that truly enjoys the play area and the activities that they hosted around this area. I’m not sure if we will renew again. I would definitely take my kid and visitors here but most likely will pay the daily fee.
A fantastic museum even of your not big into planes. The static displays are amazing and with the all the windows in the main hall it really gives the illusion of flight. There was a great kids play area and the ability for the kids to get into some of the cockpits really adds to their excitement. We covered most of the areas in the museum and then enjoyed a nice lunch outside while watching planes take off and land on the Boeing runway.
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