Tukwila, Washington: Walk-Thru Space Shuttle

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Museum of Flight

Address:
9404 E. Marginal Way S., Tukwila, WA
Directions:
Museum of Flight. I-5 exit 158. Merge right onto S. Boeing Access Rd. Turn right at the first stoplight (E. Marginal Way S.). Drive one-half mile. The museum will be on the right. Shuttle crew compartment restrictions: must be at least 10 years old and able to climb ladders. "No skirts, dresses, or kilts."
Hours:
Crew compartment tours Sa-Su 10:15-4:15 (Call to verify)
Phone:
206-764-5720
Admission:
Adults $19, tour $30.
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Walk-Thru Space Shuttle
Real Space Shuttles are off-limits to tourists, but you can climb aboard the full-size "Space Shuttle Trainer," used by NASA to train every space shuttle astronaut. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [01/01/2013]

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Walk-Through Space Shuttle

You can walk through a Space Shuttle trainer cargo bay -- or roll through (there are elevators now). A good way to experience the workspace of our astronauts of yore.

[Steve Daylong, 04/29/2015]

The Museum of Flight was initially miffed that it didn't get a real Space Shuttle, but this interactive replica seems like more fun.

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