New England Air Museum's April School Vacation Activities

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Monday, April 16th: 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 17th: 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 18th: 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 19th: 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 20th: 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.


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