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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, VA 20151
703-572-4118
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Chantilly
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Specialty Museums, Science Museums
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

It is a bit out of the way - a good half hour to 45 minutes from Washington. The collection is impressive - a Concorde, a Blackbird, the Enola Gay, a number of jets including a MIG. The IMAX movies are worth seeing. We saw the Hidden Universe. Worth the trip and it is free to enter the facility and... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

A fantastic place to go for adults and kids Centered around all the other museums FREE ENTRY. You could spend 3 + hours here JUST DO IT. Its out near the Airport, and you will probably need a car,but its worth it

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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Udvar-Hazy is about a 45 minute drive outside of the center of DC, but worth it. In addition to over 200 aircraft that is displayed (Concorde, black bird, Eola Gray and many, many more), the Discovery Space Shuttle is also on display. This museum is completely different from the Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall. If you... More

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Derwood, Maryland
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35 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

If you like the air and space museum in DC, you'll love this; and you'll likely love this even if you're not a big fan of all things aviation. The gorgeous hangar, rows of aircraft from the World Wars, Vietnam era, and civilian planes, and interesting collections of artifacts from the early days of hot air ballooning and Charles Lindbergh... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Far out but worth the visit. The easiest way to get here is via the toll road, but there are non-toll ways as well if you need. You have to pay for parking, but the museum itself is free.

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Hawaii
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This museum is different from the one at DC where you can see large displays like Concorde, Discovery (space shuttle) and black bird. Facility is very well arranged at some place its crammed with lack of more space. IMAX is a plus as you can go in and watch movies. Altogether its a very good experience for all ages in... More

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This facility is very clean and nicely organized. It's free, so the $15 parking fee shouldn't be a deal breaker. However, we got there at 4:05 and parking is free after 4. We were worried that we wouldn't have time in the facility but it turned out to be a perfect amount of time. They have extended summer hours and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I went with my family and friends to the museum and were thrilled to see the variety of aircrafts from close.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Once you get past the crazy $15 parking fee, the hanger is amazing. The major highlights are the space shuttle, the blackbird, the concord, and the B52 that dropped the atomic bomb. Amazing history in the planes and ships there, and you can get pretty close to all of them

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

While my husband and son were the driving force for our visit, I walked away feeling very grateful that I tagged along. While I normally am not "into" these types of attractions, I was in complete awe from the time I walked in, and througout our visit. Needless to say, my husband and son had a great time as well.... More

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