All of us have at least once, as a child wanted the ability to fly. With technology and time man has created airplanes and the Museum of Flight is the place where one gets a chance to revel in the fascinating world of these flying machines. They have a prototype Boeing747 and even a spy fighter plane. Along with that they have science and engineering information related to plane building and a number of activities involving these concepts. They have flight simulators to really take your experience off the ground without leaving it. You can plan your own flight and take off too!
On the airfield you can get a chance to sit inside the cockpit of a real aircraft and ensure if it is safe to take off. The cafe has delicious snacks and the shop has books about aviation and can be wonderful gifts. If you have more time in your agenda, you could even participate in the weekend camps that they organize that include staying at the museum over night to learn more about aviation technology.
This is a museum you should not miss as it will literally make you feel like you have wings!
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My boyfriend brought me here for the 3 day weekend. I never been to a museum I know such an amateur so he brought me to a fun Disney one since we are going to Disneyland soon! Super cute museum, I never knew the Disney museum was located here. There are different rooms inside like a timeline of how Disney started. It pretty interesting to see the history of how everything was created and some interesting history also! Definitely worth a trip, its a good 2-3 hours of discovery there. They have this whole 3-D module of Disneyland, it was super cool and the Oscars were cool to see up close!The location of this museum is beautiful, up at presidia and you can see the gold gate bridge and bay!
I wish I could give this place 6 stars. Absolutely a MUST for airplane fans! Not only do they have awesome exhibits of planes of all eras inside, but you can go inside the first 747, a 727, the old Air Force One, the 3rd prototype of the 787, and of course the Concorde! One of the best (if not THE) best plane museum anywhere. Oh, it's also right next to Boeing Field so you can also watch newly-built planes take off and land. Awesome experience!
This is a marvelous journey about the history of man kinds mastery of flight. On display is the progressing results from well-defined goals, detail planning, strategies for trial through success, and devoted team work. Making this museum so wonderful are the volunteer guides and staff who are connected with aircraft flight in some way. I listened as one guide gave an eye witness description of the airplane industry developed many years ago in the Seattle area. I am deeply impressed with this museum and what it stands for.
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Completely loved this place although you will definitely need at least two days to really see everything. The volunteers are extremely knowledgeable and bring truly interesting stories and insights to the experience. Got to sit in the cockpit of an SR-71, true "geek" moment for those of us who followed the plane. Have a Concord, retired Air Force One, restored B-17 and B-29. Great place to be able to see some truly amazing air and space history. I will be going back to see what I was unable to see the first time.