The human obsession with flight stems from a refusal to accept limitations and an intense desire to find out which of your neighbors secretly have pools. Put your eyes in the skies with this Groupon.
Choose From Three Options
- $10 for admission and use of the flight simulator for two (up to a $20 value)
- $20 for admission and use of the flight simulator for four (up to a $40 value)
- $250 for rental of a grounded Alaska Airlines 737 (a $500 value)
The museum's Alaska Airlines 737 accommodates up to 40 people, suitable for events such as weddings, meetings, or retirement parties. Rental includes free parking as well as use of tables, chairs, waste receptacles, and restrooms.
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
The Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum takes visitors on a flyby of the the state's aeronautical history. The vast facility—composed of five hangars of planes and exhibits, a restoration hangar, and three theaters—covers aviation history from the early days of flight to modern military aviation. More than 20 vintage aircraft can be found throughout, including a 1931 Fairchild Pilgrim 100B, a 1943 Grumman G44 Widgeon, and a 1981 Boeing B737-290C. Meanwhile, the museum's spot on the south shore of Lake Hood—the busiest seaplane base in the world—gives visitors a glimpse of modern planes in action.