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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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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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Private Smithsonian Combo Tour: Museum of American History, Air and Space Museum
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Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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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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  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

We are a family with a background in the space industry. The kids didn’t care to see any of the space section, but they marveled over the older aircraft, hot air ballon, and war planes. Your interest level will vary based on your interest in...More

Thank mommy2scarlett
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome museum with so much to see....Bell X1, Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Loius, Vega, Voyager, and so much more! Totally worrhwhile!

Thank TalSmh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great aviation Museum in the heart of Washington. All aircraft there have made a significant contribution to aviation. If you like airplanes you can’t miss this place. You can easily spend half a day here or more. Just know some days the restaurants are open.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 days ago

So amazing. Probably the biggest mistake by most all tourists is not allowing enough time to see this amazing collection. Of course, you could spend a solid week touring it all and reading everything, but a few hours is simply not enough to even get...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So much to see, they really cram it in. Early aircraft and space race was excellent. Would come again.

Thank Jonathan_54
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an excellent museum and although more crowded than on my last visit was still enjoyable and educational. To see the whole collection and read the excellent write-ups beside the displays will take the better part of a day. I especially liked the gallery...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours - so many very interesting things to see and do. Lots to hold the attention of kids as well as adults

Thank Mags M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic! We really enjoyed our time here. However, we didn't a lot for enough time to see everything but it gives us a reason to return. There's lots to see about space travel, the planets and our solar system, and air travel. This place is...More

Thank valliam13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband was shocked to see the Spirit of St. Louis and the Wright Brothers Plane. He kept thinking they were reproductions. Nope the real thing. Then he flew the flight simulator and shot dowon two Russian Migs. That made the whole visit awesome.

Thank acuisinelady
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our whole family are space enthusiasts, live near kennedy space center in FL, and go 2-3 times a year. We were impressed by the collection here, especially in the area of early aviation. Well worth the time.

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30 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
6 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
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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.