February School Vacation Week Activities

Monday, February 19th - Friday, February 23rd

Explore three giant heated exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities including:

•   Climb-aboard experiences in historic aircraft
•   Computerized Flight Simulators
•   Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts

In addition to these daily activities, our Public Programs staff will offer the following special events from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day.

Monday, February 19: Balsa Wood Airplane Workshop
Build and fly a balsa wood model airplane with our expert aeromodelers! This workshop is for children ages 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and there is a $5.00 cost per model kit.

Tuesday, February 20: LEGO Flying Machine Contest
Children ages 3-13 can construct flying machines using the Museum's collection of LEGOs. Winners will be awarded prizes in three age categories, and participants need not be present to win.

Wednesday, February 21: Parachute Drop
Learn the science of parachutes while building and launching a weight bearing parachute.

Thursday, February 22: Frisbee Fun
Discover the similarities between frisbees and airplane wings and create a paper plate frisbee to take home.

Friday, February 23: Straw Rocket Launch
Are you a rocket scientist? Test your skills by building and launching a straw rocket. How far will your rocket fly?


You can download a flyer here.

All events and activities are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Events and activities are subject to change.

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