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Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275-3239
+1 425-438-8100
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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 a 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 Institute of Flight members.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275-3239
+1 425-438-8100
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Reviewed yesterday

This is second time I've visited this place and I learned a lot of new things with a different guide. The building where they assemble these planes is absolutely awesome. It is hard to imagine how huge that building is, but just imagine being able...More

Thank vern C
Reviewed 2 days ago

WOW, what an incredible experience. The BOEING assembly plant is something anyone interested in planes must see. It shows how those giant birds are put together and what man and machine powered it takes to do so. It shows you the latest and greatest innovations...More

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very impressive tour, one of the highlights of our trip. The tour takes you through 2 factories of staggering size to see different models of aircraft in various stages of construction. You see all over the floor from viewing platforms. The place...More

Thank lozr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved that this was a guided tour with a lot of background info. Enjoyed seeing planes being built. Will never look at a plane the same way.

Thank familywith3boys
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must visit for any aviation enthusiast. Well organised and with a knowledgeable host, the sheer size of the factory at Everett is awesome. Boeing do everything so well.

1  Thank GaryF1956
Reviewed 3 days ago

One is awed by the sheer hugeness of the place. To view how much building a plane entails is thought provoking (we all fly at one point after all). But the tour is more than just that. You will discover advances in technology based on...More

Thank Evelyne B
Reviewed 3 days ago

After a short rah rah Boeing movie, we were put on buses and driven over to the very large hangers where the 787, 777, 747, 737, and some 767 variants are put together. Very impressive and adequate for the average civilian. I am a techie...More

Thank osvolant
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tour to see the stages of building jets. Tour starts inside a building with some planes, exhibits and airplane virtual simulators. You can go outside and watch planes take off and land from a nice observation deck of the Boeing runway. There are lockers...More

Thank SharonB231
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will see across the workspaces in the largest building in the world, where incredibly skilled and experienced people assemble some of the most complex machines ever built. The scale of the factory, and the complexity of the operation are awe-inspiring, this is one of...More

Thank Aslaug H
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can not miss this visit if you go to Seattle. the magnitude of the plant is very impressive, though not much seems to be going on since there are not many airplanes beeing built, specially the 747 line.

Thank Marquitos64
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10 July 2017|
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Response from margaret b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as part of the ticket price at the end they let u take pictures by a green screen and then chose different backgrounds from the factory. Those backgrounds are actually better pictures than u could ever get with your own... More
3 July 2017|
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Response from r a | Reviewed this property |
they have both large and small lockers. As you enter the main building, you will see them on your left and right.
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Linda L | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Saturday morning and nobody was working. Weekdays are probably best if you want to see that, but it would be a lot noisier. I'm sure it's great anytime!