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The New England Air Museum, SOAR into Summer

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 16, 2019

Join us for daily hands-on activities for children and families all included with museum admission.  Each week discover something new and exciting at the museum. Engine Week July 29-August 4. Learn about local connections to the history of airplane engines and create and launch a “jet” balloon to take home.

Open Cockpit Experiences in Historic Aircraft
Computerized Flight Simulators
Scavenger Hunts
Kidsport Children’s Exhibit

All offered from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Soarin’ Story Time

10:45 a.m.
Join our staff for an aerospace themed story under the wing of an airplane. Stories vary daily and are recommended for visitors ages 8 and under.

Flight Science Demonstrations

11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Discover the science of flight! Demonstrations last 15 minutes and are recommended for visitors ages 8 and older.

Family Fun Tours

12:30 p.m.
New for summer 2019! Join us for an interactive, 30 minute tour designed for families with children ages 3 and up.

Visit our website for the weekly programs.

Engine Week
July 29-August 4, 2019
Learn about local connections to the history of airplane engines and create and launch a “jet” balloon to take home.
Helicopter Week
August 5-11, 2019
Climb aboard a Connecticut built search and rescue helicopter and build a paper helicopter to take home.
Blimps, Balloons, and Airships Week Week
August 12-16, 2019
Uncover the history of lighter than air aircraft and create a mini balloon basket to take home.
National Aviation Day Open Cockpit

If you plan to attend many of the weekly programs, consider becoming a member!

Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

New England Air Museum
36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
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Phone:
(860) 623-3305
Website:
www.neam.org