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“A must see” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560 (National Mall)
202-633-1000
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Ranked #16 of 253 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Science Museums, Specialty Museums, History Museums, Museums
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

It's worth the trek to Dulles and $15 admission per car. The highlights were the Shuttle Discovery and the Concorde. My four year old daughter got to sit in a Cessna and pretend to fly it. She loved it. The Enola Gay is there. Very cool and exciting aircraft here, even if your not a airplane nut! I need to see more Southwest Airlines!

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“It's free”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Oh my, plan on spending at least 1 whole day here! Very informative, I would've loved to see more Southwest Airlines memorabilia. We did the tour which was cool because it was led by a former NASA worker. Since I wasn't too into this stuff I left after the tour. There is a lot to see!

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“Great place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This was brilliant and a great way to spend a couple of hours. particularly enjoyed the wright brothers exhibit.

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“Best ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This would have to be one of the best aircraft & space museums on the planet. This has interests or the entire family and you could easily spend a full day there. Free entry once you pay for parking $15.00

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“Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Kids will lose their mind in the place. Great things to see and definitely go see a movie there in IMAX.

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