New England Air Museum Announces Spring Fling

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Celebrate the arrival of spring with two weeks of school vacation week programming at the New England Air Museum! Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities including: Hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, Interactive Flight Science Demonstrations, Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft, and Computerized Flight Simulators.

In addition to these daily activities, the following special events are scheduled:

Friday April 14 – 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny Visit.

Children ages 1-10 are invited to participate in our 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Monday April 10 & Friday April 21 – LEGO Flying Machine Contests – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Children ages 3-12 will construct a futuristic flying machine using the NEAM’s collection of LEGOs. Prizes will be awarded in three age categories, and winners need not be present to win.

Monday April 17 – Delta Dart Model Building Workshop – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Build and fly a balsa Delta Dart airplane with help from our team of experts! Ages 8 and older, all children must be accompanied by an adult, and there is a $5 cost per model kit.

Tuesday April 11 and April 18 – Constellation Viewer Make & Take Workshop – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Discover the secrets of the night sky, learn the history of constellations, and build your own paper portal to the stars.

Wednesday April 12 and April 19 – Pinwheel Props Make & Take Workshop – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

What do pinwheels and propellers have in common? Find out by building your own paper pinwheel with the NEAM Public Programs Team.

Thursday April 13 and April 20 – Rocket Balloons – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Discover the history of rocketry by designing, building and racing your own rocket balloon down our rocket race track.

All events and activities are included with general admission unless otherwise noted. Events and activities are subject to change.

All activities are free with general admission, and the Easter Egg Hunt will be held rain or shine. In the event of severe rain, the hunt will be moved indoors. Events and activities are subject to change.

Admission is $12.50 for ages 12 and up, $11.50 for seniors 65 and up and $7 for ages 4 to 11. New England Air Museum members and children 3 and under are admitted free of charge. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more with advance registration. Visit our website for more information and a complete schedule of events:

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