Museum of Flight

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.


Our Vision

To be the foremost educational air and space museum in the world.


Our Purpose

To acquire and conserve a valuable collection of artifacts relating to air and space history and technology; to exhibit artifacts in an educational and entertaining manner, which motivates the young, educates the novice, and stimulates the professional; to educate the public in the history of air and space development, science, and the humanities; and to provide a center for scholarly research in aeronautical and astronautical history and technology.