Spring Break Flight Plan

Welcome Aboard!

Join us daily for activities and demonstrations that will make your family soar! 

  • LIFT OFF with social media scavenger hunt!
  • LAUNCH your paper airplane from our 2nd floor balcony! 
  • HOVER at our activity tables, make your own candy plane, and test your aviator knowledge!
  • TAKE OFF in our Redbird Simulators* and explore the skies like a real pilot! 
  • FLY through our Galleries and Hangars with our Knowledge Hunt and claim your prize!
  • IN FLIGHT snacks for museum members!

*Subject to availability. Some restrictions and additional fees may apply.

Enjoy the museum with $5 tickets on Monday, March 11 from 9 am - 5 pm. Available in-person only.

Check out our full schedule of events below!

 

Daily Paper Airplane Launch

Hold the perfect paper airplane and get reach for take off!
 

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Admission Prices

All activities are FREE with your paid museum admission.

Always Save $2 when you purchase online.

 

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Schedule of Events

Friday, March 8

Pink Paper Airplane Challenge

Help set a Guinness World Record paper airplane launch! (1 pm)

Saturday, March 9

Come Watch Us Fly

Watch history planes on the LSFM ramp! (9 am - 1 pm)

Saturday, March 9

Drone Ride Along

Drone Parks Worldwide put you in the cockpit seat! (10:30 am - 2 pm)

Saturday, March 9

AV8R Experiments

Interactive experiments on how planes fly! (10 am - 3 pm)

Sunday, March 10

Touch Exhibit

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

Sunday, March 10

Flight Simulators

Take off, fly and land at LSFM! (Noon - 3 pm)

Monday, March 11

Mechanic Monday

Learn the "nuts & bolts" of airplane maintenance! (10 am - 3 pm)

Monday, March 11

Touch Exhibits

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

Monday, March 11

$5 Museum Monday

Enjoy the museum for $5 per ticket!

Tuesday, March 12

Youth Day with Docents

Kids can partner with our docents for personalized experiences! (11 am)

Tuesday, March 12

Touch Exhibit

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

Tuesday, March 12

AV8R Experiments

Interactive experiments on how planes fly! (10 am - 3 pm)

Wednesday, March 13

Pilot Experience

File a flight plan and soar from Galveston to Ellington Airport! (10 am - 3 pm)

Wednesday, March 13

Touch Exhibit

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

Wednesday, March 13

Drone Ride Alongs

Drone Parks Worldwide put you in the cockpit seat! (10:30- 2 pm)

Thursday, March 14

Explorer Program

Watch our mechanics rebuild a Mooney Mite! (9 am - 2 pm)

Thursday, March 14

Touch Exhibit

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

Thursday, March 14

AV8R Experiments

Interactive experiments on how planes fly! (10 am - 3 pm)

Thursday, March 14

Drone Ride Alongs

Drone Parks Worldwide put you in the cockpit seat! (10:30- 2 pm)

Friday, March 15

Helicopter Day

Meet the people and "choppers" of America's finest! (11 am - 1 pm)

Friday, March 15

Pilot Experience

File a flight plan and soar from Galveston to Ellington Airport! (10 am - 3 pm)

Friday, March 15

Drone Ride Alongs

Drone Parks Worldwide put you in the cockpit seat! (10:30- 2 pm)

Saturday, March 16

Come Watch Us Fly!

Watch history planes on the LSFM ramp! (9 am - 1 pm)

Saturday, March 16

Living History

Experience the story of the Doolittle Raid! (11 am)

Saturday, March 16

Touch Exhibit

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

Saturday, March 16

AV8R Experiments

Interactive experiments on how planes fly! (10 am - 3 pm)

Saturday, March 16

Drone Ride Alongs

Drone Parks Worldwide put you in the cockpit seat! (10:30- 2 pm)

Saturday, March 16

Flight Simulators

Take off, fly and land at LSFM! (11 am - 3 pm)

Sunday, March 17

Flight Simulators

Take off, fly and land at LSFM! (Noon - 3 pm)

Sunday, March 16

Touch Exhibit

Get up close and personal with aviation artifacts! (10 am - 3 pm)

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