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National Air and Space Museum

6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-2214
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The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a really neat place to take teenagers. They will really like the Apollo space exhibits and Amelia Earhart displays. Awesome display of Army planes and a Naval base ship.

Thank Amber H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You pay 15 dollars for parking - no admission fee. The imax theatre movies are extra. Watched the one on D-Day - was amazing!! Spent about 4 hours there. Amazing to see the space shuttle and concord! The amount of planes and information- the history...More

Thank joeboo16
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see attraction of you like science and technology. It has real and many items from the beginning of flight till beyond. It is totally free and includes a guided tour along with . A great place to learn about flight and...More

Thank 3gautamk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unless you have plane or space gurus, this one could be at the bottom of the list. After running out of time in some of the museums, we realized we should have skipped this one and spent more time at others.

Thank Celleb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best museums in DC in my opinion. Has something for everyone but it’s just so fascinating! I loved every moment of it and would certainly recommend!

Thank mnuci1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every time I come here I learn more. The key is to plan to be there almost all day to do it right. I was on a compressed schedule and didn’t get to see the imax movie that was running. The food court was closed...More

Thank VOLSatty
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed visiting the air and space museum. The are lots of great exhibits that you can learn how planes fly and the history of aircraft and flight. You could spend hours there. They do free guided tours if your into that. Great place to...More

Thank Duskman554
Reviewed 4 days ago

All the aviation and space history is displayed here, looking the atmosphere burning effect on the recovery Apollo module was impressive. Do not leave DC without visiting this museum.

Thank _hcmy_web
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is definitely worth the visit. You need time to explore all the exhibits and soak up the history. It was a rainy cold day on the only day we had for sightseeing, so this was the perfect choice.

Thank Caron W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy to get to and better parking than D.C. Air Museum. Great for families (members of all ages). Nice way to spend an afternoon. This museum has one of the Air France Concordes, which is always a beautiful sight. A must for WW 2 history...More

Thank C S
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13 February 2018|
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Response from DOCEM1969 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the film but a few of them are worth seeing especially the ones projected in the domed space which looks like being under the sky.
13 November 2017|
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Response from ananole | Reviewed this property |
If you arrive prior to start, get on list. Don't expect to walk right in and have a space available for next start time during peak season.
13 November 2017|
Response from RichardMeg | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up, no need to reserve