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The Museum of Flight

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Address: 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108-4046
Phone Number: +1 206-764-5700
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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The only problem was that we couldn't get into Airforce One. It was getting some new wheels. Everything is so cool. I couldn't land the Spaceshuttle which was very disappointing... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only problem was that we couldn't get into Airforce One. It was getting some new wheels. Everything is so cool. I couldn't land the Spaceshuttle which was very disappointing. We tried for at least 30 minutes but couldn't do it. I probably should have read the directions but it was fun. It was fun to walk in the 747... More 

Thank mrandmrskb
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are into flight, space and blue skies this is the place for you. You'll see planes from WWI and you'll finish with the beautiful 787 and the incredible Blackbird. Also you'll satisfy your space curiosity, with lunar rovers, moon rocks, and satellites.

Thank Vlad V
Tacoma, Washington
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this museum 3 times now and loved every trip. There is so much to see that it's hard to get it all in one visit. Great for kids or adults. Tons and tons of history there.

Thank Dbeggin
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Caught the 124 bus from downtown, make sure you have the correct change! It took about 45 mins so be sure to factor that in when visiting the Museum. Really enjoyed seeing everything, kids probably enjoyed the other side with the Dreamliner and Airforce One the best. We stayed most of the day and didn't see everything. Ate at the... More 

Thank Lyndy68
Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Main problem is location, with a range of unsatisfactory public transport options. In the end with only limited time in Seattle ahead of a lunch reservation we splurged on a taxi both ways at $25-30 each leg. We arrived bang on 10am opening on a Sunday morning to find it almost deserted. Spent 2.5 hours and failed to see it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Family member wanted to go and I wasn't bothered either way however I was blown away at the set up of the factory, amazing to see. Lovely gift shop which wasn't over priced. Cafe with good choice of drinks and snacks. I had a bubble tea. Well worth a visit.

Thank loopylou100
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was raining, so we decided to check this museum out and spend the whole day there. They have lots of information about planes, flying, and WWI and II. Their restaurant had good food too.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed by the size of their buildings. Definitely a 'to do' if you are interested in aerospace.

Thank ZaidaMac
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wide variety of aviation related displays, the space shuttle, Air Force 1, a Dreamliner, planes for both World Wars--and people who work at the museum clearly love flying. A good place to visit--and kids love it!

Thank NCSue67
Woodbury, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a top notch aerospace museum that you should dedicate most of the day for. The two best aerospace museums I have been to are this one and the Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. I had the privilege of touring this museum with my son who is a Boeing employee and was able... More 

Thank Chuck S

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