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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 Plus Air and Space...
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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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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 23 July 2016

Here you can see many historic air and space-craft, and so much other history. Allow at least 3-4 hours for a quality visit, but you can spend a whole day here. If you don't want to line up at the in-house McD's, go out the...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is the coolest museum ever. John Glenn's space suit, enterprise model used in filming Star Trek, one of the biggest iMax theatres in existence. Don't miss it!!!

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This museum has all the planes and spacecrafts one can possible imagine under one roof. A truly great place to visit with kids and family. Tons to see. It is very VERY busy and a little hard to take it all in at times. But...More

Thank Carlo C
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit especially the planetarium presentation on dark space... Amazing.... Mind blowing... The Luna exhibit was really interesting as well as the space race with the Ruskies.... The exhibit on the pace shuttle was also quite sobering with the losses encountered... Definitely one...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 23 July 2016

One major stop on the National Mall during our trip to DC. Plenty of activities to entertain all ages.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a great museum for anyone interesting in aviation and space travel. They have a massive IMAX theater. The museum has aircraft like the Spirit of St. Louis and Amelia Earhart's plane.

Thank CaseyJones6325
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The museum can be divided into two part the air and the space - we walked through air exhibit first and it was very interesting. After a lunch break (at the art museum across the street) we came back to do the space part and...More

Thank Eran O
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Had an amazing time at this museum and cant thank the staff enough for thier insight, talent, and quality of experience...

Thank 2XS_Sounds
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Its an institution that the USA can be proud of ! Both sites should be visited, the Enola Gay stands out but boy are there many other exhibits. Fantastic.

Thank crunchie2016
Reviewed 23 July 2016

So many things to see and to learn. We take for granted all the progress that these wonderful silent scientists have been giving to us over the last 40 years!!

Thank mamagolf
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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.
11 June 2017|
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Response from laks004 | Reviewed this property |
Smithsonian sometimes offer discounted/ free tickets for the first IMAX show. Otherwise, Sunday mornings aren't too crowded.