Presentations about the incredible contributions of women in aviation, science, and aerospace will engage visitors throughout the day. This program is presented in partnership with the National Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital. Visitors will be able to view a number of science activities developed and presented by local Girl Scout Troops.
In honor of Girl Scout Day, the Smithsonian is offering a discounted $5 rate for Girl Scouts and their families at the Airbus Imax Theater and Pulseworks flight simulators. Experience the thrills of an Air Force fighter jet on a 6-story IMAX screen, or take over the controls in one of the interactive simulators. Just mention the offer at the ticket counter to receive the special promotion. Tickets are not included in Girl Scout Day. Discounted simulator tickets must be purchased at the simulator ticket desk on the ground floor.
Amelia Earhart - Dreams Take Flight
Soar with the courageous aviatrix and women's rights pioneer in this fun and amazing adventure. Meet the fascinating people who were part of her journey including Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Fred Noonan, played by audience members.
Amelia Earhart will be played by award-winning actress, Mary Ann Jung, who has appeared on CNN and Good Morning America and in newspapers around the world.