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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
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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 for aviation history enthusiasts!

This was the largest aviation museum I've visited. It has a little bit of everything for an aviation history enthusiast. The museum is easy to find for those not familiar with... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
David R
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This was the largest aviation museum I've visited. It has a little bit of everything for an aviation history enthusiast. The museum is easy to find for those not familiar with the area. Parking is free and readily available. The museum is very large and I recommend setting an entire day aside to visit. In addition to the large number... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is a terrific museum with a very comprehensive display of aircraft and aircraft history. There are numerous hands on activities for children. Right now, part of the outside display is closed due to construction of a new building. It is scheduled to be open June 2016. The museum has done an amazing job of restoration and display of aeronautical... More 

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Port Hadlock, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Parking was free and next to the door. It was a very full day of looking at aircrafts. The signs about each exhibit are a little wordy, with little one that want to got to the next thing to see or do. The small Playland was a hit with my kids. Outside area was under construction. Space shuttle area across... More 

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London ,England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great museum to visit and see mainly old planes. It is in a remote industrial setting near the Boeing Airport about 6 miles south of Seattle. It costs about $30 for a txt from Seattle. Remember to take the Taxi details to call for a ride back to Seattle as not many taxis pass by.

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

This place was huge so there was a lot of ground to cover. Got to see the assembly process for 747, 737, and 787 planes being put together.

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Seattle
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Very interesting and has a lot of info on the planes, we saw a variety of planes made through the years, great history lesson too

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This is the place to see the evolution in aircraft. Must see, includes the first 747 and one of the 707's that acted as AIR FORCE ONE. Till you stand in the 707 as laid out for the transportation of the President you wont appreciate that a sister aircraft transported JFK for Dallas. Good value.

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Ewing, New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

If your here with a plain fanatic they will enjoy it. For me it was something to do and I did learn a few things. There are a lot of plains you can go visit and actually sit in which is a bonus. Kids will definitely enjoy this attraction.

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Vancouver, Canada
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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 

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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.

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