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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 2067645700
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Great place to all generation

I take my cousin who from oversea to this museum and it is great time. You gotta know the first airplane and different airplane from different period in actual size. My parent... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I take my cousin who from oversea to this museum and it is great time. You gotta know the first airplane and different airplane from different period in actual size. My parent love it and the kids love it. Also you have a chance to see the first boeing that used for president. Me and my family spend hours in... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The museum of flight is a must see for Seattle visitors. In my opinion, it puts the Air & Space museum in DC to shame. The variety of aircraft and the history especially in the personal courage wing areas stands out. Where else can you walk into the building and see a beautifully restored super constellation displayed as if it... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So many things to see and do here in the museum. From early travel, the space age, and commercial airliners this was a fascinating experience!!! In addition, you can cross the street via an overhead walkway and view static displays of several aircraft.

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Thank Brian C
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are so many unique and fascinating aircraft and space items in this giant museum. There are truly very few museums of this size and quality in the world. Plus you can see JFK's Air Force One and find out they had a dog door to the private room so their dog could wander the aircraft. How cool!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited here while visiting Seattle. It is a fascinating place with lots of displays and information and I found that my visit lasted several more hours than I has planned. I felt the best part was the annex housing the space artefacts and the film presentations, especially the slow motion launch, was amazing. It was a little disappointing that... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we have seen several flight museums, so not much new for us, but have a lot to offer and covers a lot of property. Layout is strange, so get your baring to not miss things.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago 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 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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