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Seattle's Summer of Space at MOG

Seattle’s Summer of Space is a city-wide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon Landing. Join Museum of Flight and MOG for a weekend of fun activities that celebrate this amazing accomplishment.

Activities are included with admission, unless otherwise noted, and begin on the hour. Museum of Glass is open Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 12-5pm.


Saturday, 11am-3pm; Sunday, 12-4pm | Located in the Grand Hall

Using recycled and reclaimed mosaic glass pieces, design your own mosaic moon interpretation on a plastic disk. All ages welcome.



Saturday, 11am-4pm; Sunday, 1-5pm | Located in the Education Studio

Learn how to combine colorful glass shards, spaghetti-like stringers, and pebbly frit to create a unique space-themed tile or pendant.

Not included with admission: $29 per person/$26 for MOG members. Pieces will be available for pick-up one week later in the Museum Store. Pick up is free. Shipping available for an additional fee.



Saturday, 10-11am; Sunday, 12-1pm | Located in the Theater

Discover the science and history of flight through the use of flying toys and models, including a flapping-winged bird, kites, parachutes, gliders, stomp rockets, and many others. All ages welcome. Program runs approximately 50 minutes.



Saturday, 11am-2pm; Sunday, 1-4pm | Located in the Grand Hall

Explore planets, moons, and more while learning about the motions and interactions of celestial objects. Recommended for 2nd-graders and up. Program runs approximately 40 minutes.



Saturday, 11am-2pm; Sunday, 1-4pm | Located outside on the Mezzanine Plaza

Learn about the history of rockets and Newton's laws of motion while engaging in the design and testing of your own water rocket. Recommended for 3rd-graders and up. Program runs approximately 50 minutes.

Later Event: May 19
Visiting Artist Ben Beres