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The Museum of Flight

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Address: 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108-4046
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+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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This place is massive. It is very educational with just enough hands on fun stuff. They have tour guides that walk around and chat with you about the different exhibits. I like... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This place is massive. It is very educational with just enough hands on fun stuff. They have tour guides that walk around and chat with you about the different exhibits. I like being able to go into some of the planes. We were here 2 years ago and we were able to go inside the planes that were parked outside... More 

Thank CharliBlanchard
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We actually attended a private event at the museum, but we were super impressed with it even though there were only a couple wings open to us. There's great informational signage everywhere, and I recommend it for all kinds of visitors.

Thank Emily M
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Boeing has been an integral part of the aircraft industry since its beginnings and it will help shape the future of it. To see how these massive aircrafts are created and the scope of the operation is mind-blowing. Worth the 45-50 mins from downtown Seattle.

Thank blazinbean
Everett, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We have been here many many times. If you like airplanes this is the place to go. They continue to expand and offer more things to see and do. The building with the shuttle trainer is impressive and has a nice collection of space related items. The two storey building with WWI on one floor and WWII on the other... More 

Thank Nicholas63
Apollo Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a great air and space museum. I enjoyed the WW1 and WW2 galieries, very extensive collection of aircraft, several of which i had not seen before. The outside exhibit with the Super Connie and the old Air Force One that you can walk thru was very interesting. Highlight was the tour of the inside of the Space Shuttle... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The price for an adult to visit is $20 as of spring 2016, and I was not hugely impressed with the collection. I don't mind paying to support a museum, but in comparison with other museums I have visited, this wasn't a great value. The WWI/WWII exhibits are too dark to permit easy photography without a flash, and it appeared... More 

Thank ZippyPinhead
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is awesome - but not if you are a kiddo under 4 ft tall - just make note of that. Must be taller than 48 inches to do the tour. Amazing planes - amazing facility - fascinating how they put these together it is like a mini city. WOW

Thank 11Stef
Terrace, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Our Air Cadet Squadron 396 RCACS took 20 youth to the museum of flight. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. It was both educational and interesting for all ages. Very well done. There truly is something for all ages here.

Thank Randi6957
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The museum is really interesting with a lots to see that could take you all day but you can easily see the highlights in a couple of hours. We fitted it in on our way back to the airport. We didn't get to see Concorde though as they were working on the airpark and it should be available from June... More 

Thank Dan S
San Juan Islands, Washington
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Hard to cover in a brief review. But if an aviation buff misses this place he or she will have missed a major member of the world of airplane history. From an SR-71 Blackbird to a walk through Concorde and 747 and rag wing tail draggers and warbirds - of all American wars where aircraft were involved - this place... More 

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