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Summary

The permanent exhibitions "How Things Fly" opens at the National Air and Space Museum. The exhibition offers numerous hands-on exhibits which teach visitors how things fly. The flexible exhibit design will allow changes in the exhibit once testing is done on exhibits to find out what works and what doesn't work with visitors.

Subject

National Air and Space Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," September 1996, p. 8.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," October 1996, p. 1, 3.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

September 20, 1996

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit openings
  • Museums
  • How Things Fly (Exhibition)
  • Museum techniques

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