The in Windsor Locks announced it will run five days of special activities during the April School break.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday, April 16: Scientific Discovery Day! The museum’s education staff will be out on the exhibit floor all day with demonstrations that will amaze you and your children as you learn about the scientific principles of flight. Also to be offered are a number of entertaining hands-on activities.
Tuesday, April 17: The museum will host an open cockpit program with about 6 aircraft to be open including a helicopter, an airliner, a jet fighter and a WWII aircraft. All cockpits will close at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18: A room full of LEGOS will be set up in the conference center and the theme is “You & Your Fantastic Flying Machine”. The program is for ages 3-12 and will run from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for each age category: 3-5, 6-8 & 9-12
Thursday, April 19: The Museum’s tour guides will be on hand to greet visitors and to point out the highlights of the collection in a fun and interesting way for the enjoyment of visitors of all age groups. Learn about the Museum in depth as you walk through all three display hangars
Friday, April 20: Discover the B-29 Superfortress_the largest aircraft in the Museum’s collection. Visitors will be able to go behind the ropes to take a close-up look at this magnificent aircraft from WWII. The Museum’s knowledgeable tour guides will point out the various features of this aircraft which is probably the most outstanding example of its type anywhere.
Each day docents will be on hand to provide information and to interact with the visitors.
The New England Air Museum is located adjacent to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. and is open every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is charged. For further information, call the Museum at 860-623-3305 or visit us on the web www.neam.org.