New England Air Museum
February Vacation Activities

Monday, Feb 18th
Lego Contest

Step into a room full of LEGOs and build your ideal aircraft.  The theme is “You & Your Fantastic Flying Machine.” The program is for ages 3-12 and will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for each age category: 3-5, 6-8 & 9-12.  Participants do not need to be present to win a prize.

Tuesday, Feb 19th
Aircraft Drawing Contest - “What I love about flight!”
Participants between the ages of 3-15 can make a drawing or a collage. All materials will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for each age category: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11 & 12-15.  Participants do not need to be present to win a prize, but must have created their artwork at the Museum on this day.

Wednesday, Feb 20th
Scavenger Hunt Contest
The Museum will offer a scavenger hunt to help visitors discover the Museum’s treasures located in its three exhibit buildings for all ages. There will be prizes for all participants.

Thursday, Feb 21st
Open Cockpit Day
The Museum will host an Open Cockpit program with up to 10 aircraft to be open including helicopters, an airliner, a jet fighter and a WWII aircraft.  All cockpits will close at 4:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb 22nd
AMA Model Workshop
Visitors can participate in an Aero Modeling Workshop running from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is offered on a first come, first served basis. This activity takes about an hour and a half to complete. Children ages 8-14 can build and fly their own models. All children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a $5.00 cost for the kit.

Flight Sim Spot open all week!
During this week the Museum’s Flight Sim Spot will be open each of these days between 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Flight Sim Spot allows visitors to use state-of-the-art simulators to virtually fly any aircraft, anywhere using real cockpit controls. The cost is $3 for a half hour flight or $5 for an hour flight. Two people per simulator– pilot and copilot.  Museum Members free!