JOIN US FOR MUSEUM DAY LIVE!
with Women In Aviation
at the Museum » Saturday, September 24 » 10 am – 5 pm
“Earth Science Rocks” exhibit
Historical and current images from the Smithsonian Institution that explain how satellite photos are gathered and used to explore the Earth, and a free Earth Science Fun Pad for young visitors while supplies last!
Living History with Amelia Earhart : 10 AM – 2 PM
Take a step back in aviation history. Our Living History performer “Amelia Earhart” will tell you about her adventurous life in aviation.
FAMILY FUN : 10 AM – 4 PM
Appearance by our Frontier Flyer : learn about the various parts and flight controls of our experimental Thorp T-18 aircraft
Open Cockpit Day
Just occasionally, the Museum opens the cockpit of some of our aircraft and allows visitors to sit in the pilot’s seat. These will include our UH-1 “Huey” helicopter, the Boeing 737 and the T-38 simulator. Don’t miss this opportunity! Take a photo of you and your friends sitting in the cockpit of some of our aircraft and flight simulators.
Tenth Annual Aviation Swap meet : featuring unusual and vintage aeronautical collectibles including model kits, books, and magazines
KIDS’ ACTIVITIES : 10 AM – 2 PM
Scavenger Hunt Flight Plan : Take off and explore the Museum’s galleries and aircraft; Maintain altitude while discovering interesting facts about aviation and history; Touchdown as an ‘Ace’ with all the answers in the coolest hangar in Dallas!
Visit our Flight Simulator Lab : kids 3rd grade and up can complete an aerial navigation exercise
Color the Solar System : use your imagination coloring the planets in our solar system
Create a Solar System Mobile : and take it home with you
Explore the Mars Rover Curiosity : learn about the various missions performed by Curiosity.
Phun with Phonetics : learn about the phonetic alphabet
FREE admission for all on Museum Day Live!
Frontiers of Flight Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, opens our doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for FREE. Each ticket provides free admission for two people.
We are joining Women In Aviation as we celebrate
Girls In Aviation Day with a WAI Aviation patch to earn by completing 3 kids’ activities
and 200 WAI backpacks to the first 200 girls.
Hosted by Women in Aviation