Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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About this place
Our two locations hold the largest collection of historic air & space objects in the world. In DC, see the original Wright 1903 Flyer, Apollo 11 Command Module "Columbia," and touch a Moon rock. Check out our Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA, home to the Space Shuttle Discovery.
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The Air and Space Museum is currently under renovation and many sections are closed off. However it is still one of my favorite museums to take the kids to. There are exhibits for young kids and older. It’s best for kids 8 and older but my six year old enjoys the space exhibits a lot too. There are…
Launch into the history of flight by surrounding yourself with icons of air and space travel. The flagship building on the National Mall in Washington, D.C, contains twenty-three galleries exhibiting hundreds of aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, rockets, and other flight-related artifacts. The museum…
6th St. & Independence Ave. SW Washington, DC 20013 National Mall The National Air and Space Museum boasts the world’s largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft, including Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, the Wright brothers’ original 1903 flyer, astronaut space suits and a…
By far my favorite museum to visit. Admission to many of the museums in DC are free, which is great to save on the budget. There are also some great sections in this museum where you can interact with the science.
Good for family and kids. Plenty of things for kids - even an imax theater. The museum is FREE.