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Flying Heritage Collection

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Address: 3407 109th St SW, Everett, WA 98204-1351
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+1 206-342-4243
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

The planes within the Flying Heritage Collection were created at a time...

The planes within the Flying Heritage Collection were created at a time when aeronautical discovery had evolved to aviation mastery. Finely crafted by distinguished design bureaus with leading technologies of the 1930s and 1940s, the main emphasis of the collection includes combat aircraft from World War II. Examples include U.S., British, German, Russian and Japanese types, which were often pitted against each other in great air battles. These rare survivors were researched, hunted down and sometimes recovered from former battlegrounds and airfields. While a few specimens were rebuilt by previous owners, the majority on display have received restoration of the highest authenticity. In 1998, Paul G. Allen began acquiring and preserving these iconic warriors and workhorses, many of which are the last of their kind. Allen's passion for aviation and history, and his awareness of the increasing rarity of original WWII aircraft, motivated him to restore these artifacts to the highest standard of authenticity and share them with the public. While the education they provide is significant, we hope you take special pleasure in knowing that these historic aircraft are not meant simply for display in a static museum environment. As part of the Flying Heritage Collection, their destiny is to return once more to the sky, where they were always meant to be. The Flying Heritage Collection is operated by Friends of Flying Heritage, a 501 (c)(3) organization committed to educating the public about these rare, historic aircraft.

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Planes, warfare, history

If any of the above interest you, do not miss this place. I only went because my son wanted to see the place. By the end, he kept asking my to hurry up. Get the picture? The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If any of the above interest you, do not miss this place. I only went because my son wanted to see the place. By the end, he kept asking my to hurry up. Get the picture? The planes are only half of the draw. I have never been so close to the massive tanks and other land vehicles used in... More 

Thank craig f
Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here a few times a year on dates with my 3 year old daughter and she loves it. The people are super friendly and will give you as much or as little space as you want. Everyone is extremely knowledgeable and will talk your ear off or just let you wonder at your own pace. It's great to see... More 

Thank StevenOly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A really unique collection of flying antique aircraft with unprecedented access. Rides are available on some of the fleet. Check out their web site to see what days the different aircraft are flying. Two other worthwhile aviation stops on the west side of the airport at the Future of Flight - (not much as this museum, but access to Boeing... More 

Thank Sheila C
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I'm not too sure why I have never been here before but I will definitely return. Such an impressive collection and lots of rarities. If you are an enthusiast you must go here.

Thank Jason M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Mosquito fighter/bomber currently being assembled after shipment from New Zealand. Must see for aviation enthusiasts. Most of the aircraft are flown each year.

Thank Dennis D
St. Catharines, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Not enough time need 1 1/2-2 hours old planes and tanks fly able self guided. Has movies to watch Get $2 off coupon on flyer. Cost $14 to enter

Thank Lori T
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wow........you can either fight the traffic trying to get into Seattle to see The Museum of Flight (at Boeing Field), or you can stay in the north end and see the wonderful Flying Heritage Collection in Mukilteo. Both are wonderful experiences. As for myself, I rarely want to try and weave my way through Seattle traffic anymore. Though this collection... More 

Thank WAZZU76
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Gem in the pacific northwest. One of the most friendly and interesting "museum" visits ever. Guides are very knowledgable, friendly and really interesting. Collection is fabulous. If they have a special event go, if not go. Lot's of fun and knowledge. They also fly most of them!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

It has been 2 years scene our last visit and it was a great day to be inside enjoying another visit at a Professional Museum of Wonderful air craft. Everything is keep so clean and the planes are sparkling clean. Thank you Mr Allen. Gary C.

Thank Gary C
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Have been to many aircraft museums but found this one enjoyable as is presented well and includes some military vehicles. Basically WW2 and some jets. Good atmosphere!

Thank Doug R

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