With roots dating back to 1965, the Museum of Flight exists to acquire, preserve, and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts, which provide a foundation for scholarly research, and lifelong learning programs that inspire an interest in and understanding of science, technology, and the humanities. The Museum's vision is to be the foremost educational air and space museum in the world. In addition to acquiring and conserving a valuable collection of artifacts relating to air and space history and technology, the Museum is dedicated to educating the public in the history of air and space development. The central focus of the Museum's educational programs is to broaden science literacy within an historical context, relating the evolution of technology to the human needs that drive it, and the resulting changes that technology brings to humanity.
9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle, WA 98108