Museum of Flight

Museum in Georgetown & West Seattle

Image by Frank Kovalchek

It's no surprise that the city that spawned Boeing has stumped up with one of the nation's finest aviation museums, chronicling flight history from Kitty Hawk to the Concorde. It's a multifarious affair gluing together a broad sweep of flight-related memorabilia in several hangar-sized galleries. The exhibits include some of the most ingenious human-made objects that have defied gravity: menacing V2 rockets, Apollo lunar modules and aerodynamic gliders.

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