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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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A very interesting interactive Day.

I have visited the M of F several it is quite amazing to be able to see side by side jets and Biplanes. reading the periodic panels is very interesting and a great deal of history... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited the M of F several it is quite amazing to be able to see side by side jets and Biplanes. reading the periodic panels is very interesting and a great deal of history is available. There was once a wedding under the wing of a jet. that was a strange sight.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be sure to plan a few hours to visit this museum - there's a lot to take in! There are so many planes on display, and a few you can walk around in and explore. A really great place to plane buffs or anyone interested in the history of flight!

Thank Y4269LF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son's class were doing presentations here, which allowed us to check it out. The history is amazing, and informative. There is a interactive area for children to explore, and climb, and play. There's much more than airplanes to learn about. The history of the area, land, rivers, and buildings, let's you "see" how far technology has evolved.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The original museum is great. Give your granddaughter your camera and let her snap away. When you take the bridge across the street you can walk thru the Concorde, Air force 1 and a 787 dreamliner.

1 Thank Steveramble
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the best planes I have ever seen. What a great place a must when in Seattle. Great knowledge from all the people.

Thank bullet45
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My 5 and 8 year old boys loved our 3-hour visit to the museum. The especially liked climbing in and out of the various planes on display, as well as playing around in the air traffic control tower play area. We are moving to Seattle and bought a family membership since we can see ourselves spending many hours there in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having lived near Seattle for 20 years, today I decided to visit the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field/King County airport. What a great place to visit. Very clean, well laid out. It was a terrific venue to teach the history of flight. The museum is very clean and modern, well laid out with the old Red Barn Boeing factory... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have always been interested in airplanes and aviation, so my inner 12 y/o really come out during my recent visit to the Museum of Flight. The museum is huge, and I would HIGHLY suggest coming earlier in the day so you can see it all, or purchase a return ticket before leaving if you didn't see everything. During your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A simply outstanding/without parallel, aviation/space museum. First visited [from Sydney Australia] some years ago but its appeal continues undiminished because of its ongoing growth & expansion. Extraordinary displays [photographs/videos/film/models to physical planes/mock ups etc etc] tracing the history of Aviation/Space from the earliest times to the relatively recent. Never seen anything this in my entire life. Leonardo da Vinci flying... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to bring visitors to the Seattle area or just go yourself. Everything from WWI biplanes to the moon rover. Very hands on. We have attended multiple times with friends in family ages 9-70 and everyone had an enjoyable experience. There is an Apollo command module on display. This give you a real sense of how extraordinary our trip... More 

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