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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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

Huge! Make sure you wear comfy shoes! You can do a quick tour with a person that works there and they know the best of the best to see, this works if you are on limited time.

Thank packrfan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful visit lots to see and do. Tried the simulator unsuccessful, human error. Worthwhile visit give yourself a good couple of hours. Amazing to real spirit of St. Louis, and the other amazing machines. Beautiful museum.

Thank Traveller O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the moment you walk in you are amazed by all the exhibits all around you giving a real feel of the size and shape of all these aircraft. You could happily spend all day here, or just an hour to wander through all these...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed yesterday

This museum was better in my opinion than some of the others. It has many large aircraft hanging from the walls and ceilings that are as tall as entire building. There is also a planetarium with different shows and some even for kids specifically. There...More

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed yesterday

From the first Wright Brothers plane to the vehicles that circled and landed on the moon. How inspiring! How much was accomplished in 70 years. We took a guided tour. The tour guide was a pilot and rocket scientist. WOW!!! Check out the lunar module...More

Thank xxxtraveltoday
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This free museum is very big, chock full of great exhibits, with lots of hands on experiences. Also has an in house IMAX theatre and a Planitarium (both with entrance fees), a good cafeteria, and various gift shops. It's always full but kids will have...More

Thank Daphne G
Reviewed yesterday

This is a good museum for all the family to visit. It is free with a eating area. There are lots of different areas each concentrating on air travel. The space age the planets etc. There is a lot of hands on stuff for kids...More

Thank Josephine J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I think it is the best place for amusement and recreation when you walk in Washington DC. There is a lot of nice airplanes, rockets,historical object for your personal development. I was there 5 or 6 times but I would like to go there again....More

Thank AntonVolga
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in the heart of Washington DC near all other museums and tourist attractions. Free entry to all Washington DC museums. Must see. Very facinating sight for all ages.

Thank 35jaberj
Reviewed yesterday

We were in the queue at opening time, along with many others. It is a very popular venue especially at holiday time. It is an interest venue, but probably more for the boys. Cannot believe it is actually free admittance, so affordable for everyone, really...More

Thank Chrissie77
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29 July 2017|
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Response from ip29bourgeois | Reviewed this property |
Suggestion .. is better to park the car somewhere else and be safe (ie.. hotel garages, parking driveway). We use Uber service and starts walking to our destinations without any worries. Street Parking spots are limited... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from happytraveler709 | Reviewed this property |
Washington DC is served by three airports, Ronald Reagan International (DCA) is closest to downtown, just across the Potomac, Dulles is 26 miles away in VA, and Baltimore Wa is south of Baltimore. We drove to our DC trip... More
Brandi H
13 June 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, didn't feel anything when I visited last September.