(Courtesy Museum of Flight)
Experience the history of flight from the beginning among more than 85 airplanes, including the rare Blackbird/Drone spy plane and the country’s first presidential jet. Don’t miss the Viking FC#3 Mars Lander, the only Viking Lander Flight Capsule body left in the world. Open daily 10 am-5 pm, first Th until 9 pm.
Highlights and Tips:
- In the T.A. Wilson Great Gallery, see more than 50 historic aircraft, including a replica of the Boeing B&W, the first airplane designed and built by the company.
- Also in the Great Gallery, a Taylor Aerocar III, an airplane/care that could drive on the road (towing the wings and tail or completely detaching from them) and fly in the sky.
- At the William E. Boeing Red Barn, see the birthplace of The Boeing Company. It was moved to the museum from its initial location and restored in 1983.
- If it is available for tours, be sure to visit the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the company's new plane. Inside, see a typical interior as well as informational displays.
- An old Air Force One is also available to tour. It flew Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon.