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Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275-3239
+1 425-438-8100
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Boeing Factory and Future of Flight Aviation Center Tour from Seattle
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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 a 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 Institute of Flight members.
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“assembly line” (150 reviews)
“various stages” (121 reviews)
“factory floor” (112 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275-3239
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Reviewed yesterday

One is awed by the sheer hugeness of the place. To view how much building a plane entails is thought provoking (we all fly at one point after all). But the tour is more than just that. You will discover advances in technology based on...More

Thank Evelyne B
Reviewed yesterday

After a short rah rah Boeing movie, we were put on buses and driven over to the very large hangers where the 787, 777, 747, 737, and some 767 variants are put together. Very impressive and adequate for the average civilian. I am a techie...More

Thank osvolant
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great tour to see the stages of building jets. Tour starts inside a building with some planes, exhibits and airplane virtual simulators. You can go outside and watch planes take off and land from a nice observation deck of the Boeing runway. There are lockers...More

Thank SharonB231
Reviewed yesterday

You will see across the workspaces in the largest building in the world, where incredibly skilled and experienced people assemble some of the most complex machines ever built. The scale of the factory, and the complexity of the operation are awe-inspiring, this is one of...More

Thank Aslaug H
Reviewed yesterday

You can not miss this visit if you go to Seattle. the magnitude of the plant is very impressive, though not much seems to be going on since there are not many airplanes beeing built, specially the 747 line.

Thank Marquitos64
Reviewed yesterday

I recommend this tour to everyone who's visiting Seattle. It's a bit out of the city but well worth it. You get to go inside the factory where Boeing makes 747s, 767s and 787s.

Thank Westtripster
Reviewed 2 days ago

An outstanding opportunity to witness what it takes to design, develop, and build those beautiful flying machines. Boeing is the best. After the tour, be sure to visit the Boeing Museum to gain a historical perspective on the history of flight and how those whose...More

Thank Donna J. A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Trip was great. I purchased tickets on-line in advance as there is no guarantee that you will get the spot as there is limited amount of tickets per day. Arrive 10 min before it so you can find yourself in this building. Tour starts off...More

Thank dj429
Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour is worth taking - it's so awesome to see the huge factories and the airplanes being built! Make reservations well in advance.

Thank snooksinK.C.
Reviewed 3 days ago

After reading other reviews, my expectations were very mixed. The reality for me and my grandsons (8 & 10) was a sight we will not soon forget. Seeing and hearing how these huge aircraft are built, from our knowledgeable and engaging guide allowed us a...More

Thank jelund
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dominikak25
10 July 2017|
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Response from margaret b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as part of the ticket price at the end they let u take pictures by a green screen and then chose different backgrounds from the factory. Those backgrounds are actually better pictures than u could ever get with your own... More
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Vero_linh
3 July 2017|
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Response from r a | Reviewed this property |
they have both large and small lockers. As you enter the main building, you will see them on your left and right.
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Joseph V
2 July 2017|
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Response from Linda L | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Saturday morning and nobody was working. Weekdays are probably best if you want to see that, but it would be a lot noisier. I'm sure it's great anytime!
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