Even though Boeing is now headquartered in Chicago, there is still a huge presence of aerospace in Seattle. If you read my blog, you may already know I love planes. I have been fortunate to experience flight from watching a NASA shuttle launch to riding in a biplane. I have even been skydiving!
Seattle’s weather in October and November tend to limit outdoor activities, so visiting the Museum of Flight was a great option for a windy day. The museum is south of Seattle near Boeing Field and in an area with tons of Boeing buildings and hangars.
Arriving to the museum is a little confusing with few directions on where to park. However, the glass window building along side a red barn definitely catches your eye. Look for a walkway for pedestrians visiting both the main Museum of Flight and the Space: Exploring the New Frontier exhibition and Airpark. Unfortunately, the Airpark was closed while we were visiting due to unseasonably high winds.
Andy enjoyed the WWI and WWII fighter plane exhibits. The World War exhibits displayed planes used from different countries fighting in the wars, along with uniforms and other fun facts. It was definitely interesting to see how different each country’s aircrafts were.
Would you visit the Museum of Flight? What is your favorite rainy day activity?
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