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The museum showcases the history of aviation technology. Exhibits in the restored Red Barn, Boeing's first manufacturing plant, document flight from the 12th century through the late 1930's. Featuring 54 of the world's most awe-inspiring airplanes.

The Great Gallery Complex contains more than 40 aircraft, over 20 of which are suspended from the ceiling six-stories above. Among those exhibited are a DC-3, a supersonic Lockheed A-12 Blackbird, a restored WWII Corsair, a 1929 Boeing Model 80A-1, a 1926 Swallow, an Apollo command module and a full-scale model of an F/A-18 jet fighter.

The Hanger is a specifically designed, hands-on exhibit area where children can interact with equipment and learn a variety of skills involving designing, building, maintaining and flying aircraft.

This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Washington.

Only 10 minutes south of downtown Seattle. Open 7 days a week.

Wheelchair accessible.

Also visit our flight store and cafe.

Location: SW Corner of Boeing Field, 9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle Washington 98108 Telephone 206-764-5720 Fax 206-764-5707

Other History nearby:
(Bainbridge Island) Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
(Seattle) Ballard Avenue Historic District
(Olympia) Bigelow House Museum and Neighborhood
(Black Diamond) Black Diamond Historical Museum
(Snohomish) Blackman House Museum
(Bothell) Bothell Historical Museum

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