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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

219 locals recommend ·
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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Ben
Ben
October 27, 2019
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…
Rhianna
Rhianna
October 22, 2019
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…
Darrell
Darrell
November 18, 2019
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…
Amanda
Amanda
September 22, 2019
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.
Kelly
Kelly
November 10, 2019
The most visited Smithsonian in DC
Corey
Corey
October 08, 2019
Good for family and kids. Plenty of things for kids - even an imax theater. The museum is FREE.

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Location
600 Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20560
Phone+1 202-633-2214
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:30 PM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wifi
Free
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