Flights of Fun Family Programs


Join us for a variety of family friendly, social distanced activities every weekend as well every school holiday and vacation.

Flights of Fun Family Programs are included with general admission and schedules are subject to change.


Facilitated Activities:

Investigation Station


Investigate the objects, images, and aircraft that tell the story of aviation. This activity is best for visitors ages 5 and older.

Flight Science Demonstrations

11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm

Discover the science of flight with social distanced demonstrations. This activity is best for visitors ages 5 and older.

Build and Fly to Go!


Pick up a take-home version of our popular Build and Fly Challenges. Build and Fly to Go! kits include step-by-step instructions, supplies, and surprises for visitors ages 3 and older.

Self-Guided Activities:

Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts


Explore the museum using our Aircraft Scavenger Hunts! Visitors who stop by the Admissions Desk on their way out to share something they learned will receive a prize from our Wings 'n Things Gift Shop.

Kidsport Exhibit


Enjoy a fun photo op with family in our children's exhibit. We hope to bring back our hands-on activity stations during Phase Four of our reopening Gift Shop

Computerized Flight Simulators


Newly reopened and modified for social distancing! "Fly" a Cessna 172 form airports around the world using computerized flight simulators. Visitors are strongly encouraged to use our complimentary hand sanitizer before and after using the flight simulators.

Open Aircraft


Peek inside the cockpits of select aircraft including the Douglas A-26C 'Invader,' Bell UH-1B 'Huey,' Kaman SH-2F 'Seasprite,' and more! We hope to reopen aircraft cockpits in a future phase of our reopening (Aircraft offered for viewing subject to change.)

Winter and Spring 2021 Flights of Fun Family Program Dates:

Every Saturday and Sunday plus…
Monday January 18, 2021 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday February 15 and Tuesday February 16, 2021 – February School Vacation
Monday April 12, 2021–April 16, 2021 - April School Vacation Week
Monday May 31, 2021 – Memorial Day

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