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
Kidsport Children’s Exhibit
All offered from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Soarin’ Story Time
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
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.
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.
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!