Museum of Flight offers Blackbird tours

A tip-to-tail tour of the M/D-21 Blackbird and the Winter Break Blast-off continue through Jan. 2 at the Museum of Flight as part of the general admission tours.

  • Thursday, December 30, 2010 3:27pm
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A tip-to-tail tour of the M/D-21 Blackbird and the Winter Break Blast-off continue through Jan. 2 at the Museum of Flight as part of the general admission tours.

Gliders, robotics or rockets are part of the aerospace-themed activities for Winter Break Blast-off during the holiday break from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 31 through Jan. 2.

Continuing a holiday tradition, guides pull out all the stops for their special tip-to-tail tours of the Museum’s unique M/D-21 Blackbird and Drone. Even if you think you know the Blackbird story well, you are sure to learn something new among the astounding facts and figures the docents share.

The Blackbird tours are at 11 a.m. Dec. 31 through Jan. 2.

The Museum of Flight is at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults, $14 for seniors 65 and older, $13 for active military, $9 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children 4 and younger.

Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo.

For general Museum information, call 206-764-5720 or visit


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