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Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

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Address: 8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275-3239
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+1 425-438-8100
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located approximately 25 miles north of Seattle, The Future of Flight...

Located approximately 25 miles north of Seattle, The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour is the only public tour of a commercial jet assembly plant in North America.

Explore the interactive exhibits and displays in our 28,000-square-foot Aviation Center Gallery; then take a 90-minute tour of the Boeing plant where you can watch 747s, 777s, or 787 Dreamliners being assembled right before your eyes.

There is a minimum height requirement of 4 feet (122 cm) for children participating in the Boeing Tour. To avoid disappointment please make sure to check height before purchasing tickets. This restriction is strictly enforced.

ADA accessible tours are offered twice daily. Call in advance to ensure proper accommodations.

In the Future of Flight Aviation Center Gallery, the Family Zone is home to a number of different activities, all designed around a theme of aircraft manufacturing and assembly. Activity carts let visitors build a simple aircraft model, or use our Lego (and Lego-compatible) pieces to express new ideas about aircraft design. A kid-sized airport and aircraft allow future pilots of all ages to practice their take-offs and landings. Currently, the Family Zone is also home to a highly engaging, hands-on nanotechnology exhibit, and our new Bernoulli Table, an exciting interactive experience that teaches the relationship between the velocity of air and the pressure it exerts. Coloring and reading activities are also available, and drop-ins are welcome. Admission is free for ticket holders and for Future of Flight Foundation Members.

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See airplanes being born

This is not aviation history (see that in Seattle or D.C.) This is aviation now and the future. Fascinating assembly technology from the "old" aluminum-body 747 with 6 million... read more

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not aviation history (see that in Seattle or D.C.) This is aviation now and the future. Fascinating assembly technology from the "old" aluminum-body 747 with 6 million parts (3 million rivets) to the new carbon fiber 787 at 60% of the weight.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can purchase tickets online or buy tickets at Boeing. It is easy to find if you're driving, lots of signs and lots of parking. The tour is 90 mins long and you are with a tour guide the entire time. You get to walk through their supply tunnels to get to the elevators that take you up to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow... after visiting all the nice aviation museum and you thought you seen everything. This is a place you don't want to miss on your visit here in Washington state. The fee to the gallery is $12, the Boeing tour is $25 pp for 90 minutes tour to see how Boeing assembly factory of the 747, 777 and 787. The... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Did this tour yesterday, very informative. Good coffee in Cafe. When we started the tour, the tour guide noticed that I was favouring my right leg. He told me that they had a golf cart that would drive me so I didn't have to walk very much. They also let me sit at the front of the bus. Great customer... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was at first very confusing to me....so listen up as to how to save money....if you want to book a tour for downtown pick up from your hotel and drop you off, go right ahead. That price is $65-$75 US per person for everything meaning transportation and Boeing factory admission. BUT you are not limited to *just this* option!... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

While I won't provide a review about the assembly plant, other than to say it was absolutely fantastic (check out other reviews for more details), I did want to review how we got there. Tour operators charge around ~$75/ea. Wanting to find a cheaper alternative we booked tickets online direct from Future of Flight then rented a car from downtown... More 

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Warwick, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Starting with the super secret "don't you even dare bring your smartphone into this tour or we'll throw you out for suspected espionage" declarations, you know you are about to see something special. Then, after the boring intro movie and instructions, get on a real bus, and be swept onto the super secret super important facility. Drive by a $30M... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour guide was one of the most personable, informational and entertaining we have ever experienced. The tour starts in an auditorium where everyone is once again reminded there are no available restroom facilities for the next 90 minutes. (Apparently a lot of folks do not read the list or warnings and instructions that come with the ticket purchase). After... More 

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Huizen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour around the Boeing Factory, including professional introduction of the B747, B767, B777 and B787. After the tour een stroll through its museum.

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Clackamas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour accommodated me and my walker. I am a disabled Veteran and they really went out of there way to help me have a great experience.

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