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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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08:30 - 17:30
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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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Well worth going to. The factories are amazing and to see aircraft getting put together was great. I would recommend it to people who aren't aviation people as well as those who... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth going to. The factories are amazing and to see aircraft getting put together was great. I would recommend it to people who aren't aviation people as well as those who like their aviation. The only disappointing thing was that the dream lifter was there and I didn't get to see it take off as it was gone by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a tour at Boeing months in advance and paid 18USD/pers. The tour itself takes you in exactly 2 hours through the factory and shows you the workfloor of the factory. As the guide has a lot of information to tell and show you in those 2 hours, the pace is very high so you have to run sometimes... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took one of the first tours of the day which appeared to be less crowded and did my reservations online to ensure a spot., It was a very informational tour and you learn so much about air craft. The tour guide had the answer to any question asked. Would recommend this tour to anyone.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic tour of facility and museum. The tour is relatively short but they allow you to briefly see the inside of the 'biggest building in the world' by volume. It was difficult to process all of the moving parts and just so impressive at the immensity of an assembly line for huge jetliners. We spent a couple hours in the... More 

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Ashland, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Boeing "Future of Flight Aviation" exhibit Saturday morning. Early morning weekend tours are generally less crowed and affords direct interaction with the tour guide. The 90-minute tour starts off with a short orientation film followed by a quick shuttle ride to the main assembly plant (the largest covered building in the US). We were taken into the bowels... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought I still questioned whether the Boeing factory is comparable to NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took this tour on a whim earlier this week and I'm so happy I did! I'll never look at another commercial air craft the same again!! What a treat it was to get to have an insiders view as to what it takes to put a Boeing plane together. I was fortunate enough to have a very knowledgeable tour guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had long wanted to do this tour of the Future of Flight and the Boeing factory and walked away totally impressed and very happy that we had completed the tour. The future of flight centre is excellent and the tour of the Boeing factory and facilities was very impressive. Worth every cent to do this and see what man... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you not a plane lover. The tour will show you the enormous size of the Boeing faculty and jut what is evolved in building a multi-million-dollar planes. LITTLE SECRET if you drive behind the Boeing building you can see where they stress test the wings and fuselage. You will see a large machine with a lot of cables... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the Boeing Factory and had a fantastic time seeing the HUGE plant and experiencing the American Spirit of hard work and ingenuity. The tour was quite an experience for someone who spends a great deal of time in air travel. This was not the usual tourist trap, but rather informative, uplifting, as well as a... More 

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