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Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation

February 16 @ 5:00 am - February 18 @ 12:00 pm

Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation

Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation and let your imagination soar at the New England Air Museum! Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend with special events and activities for children and families. The museum is offering an exciting array of family fun activities Sunday February 16 through Tuesday February 18 in their heated giant exhibit hangars (3) filled with over sixty historic aircraft, and experience the wonders of flight through hands-on activities including daily hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, interactive Flight Science Demonstrations, computerized Flight Simulators, and Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft. Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend with special events and activities for children and families.Sunday, February 16, 2020

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Slingshot Gliders
Learn the fundamentals of flight by building and launching slingshot gliders with our team.
Monday, February 17, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Paper Planes
Can you make the perfect paper plane? Using a variety of papers and techniques, visitors will discover the science of paper plane flight.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Parachute Drop
Test your engineering skills by designing, building, and dropping a parachute in our two story launch zone.

All Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation activities are included with the price of admission except where noted.

The New England Air Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. The museum is closed on Mondays during the winter season with the exception of holidays and during school vacation weeks. Admission is $10 Youth (ages 4-14), Children age 3 & under are Free, $16 Adults (ages 15-64), $14 Seniors (ages 65 & up). Veterans receive a 10% discount, Active Duty Military receive a 20% discount. Group rates are available for 10 or more. (prices subject to change) Please note that Library Passes cannot be used for special events and open cockpit days.

For more information and directions to the museum, please visit www.neam.org or call (860) 623-3305. The New England Air Museum is located in Windsor Locks, Connecticut adjacent to Bradley International Airport.

The New England Air Museum is the largest aviation museum in New England comprised of three large public hangars, outdoor exhibits, and more than 100 aircraft ranging from early airships and flying machines to supersonic jets and helicopters. The museum’s mission is to celebrate and preserve New England’s air and space heritage. The museum offers special events and programs including open cockpits, flight simulators, and tons of hands-on family fun. The New England Air Museum is located on 36 Perimeter Road (off Route 75) on the North end of the Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. For more information please visit www.neam.org, call (860) 623-3305 or find us on Facebook. 

Details

Start:
February 16 @ 5:00 am
End:
February 18 @ 12:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.neam.org/shell.php?page=programs_2020_presidents_weekend

Venue

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

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