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“So much to 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 #10 of 471 things to do in Washington DC
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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 older children, Activities for young children
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“So much to see!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Once entering this museum, you can see planes and all kinds of different aircrafts! It's right in your face, or more like right above your head!

Took me and my wife a few hours to go through and we took our time. It was crowded when we went, and I'm betting it almost always is so expect to wait in a small line to see some things.

There are so many types of planes an exhibits that are divided into different time periods as well as space travel. There are few screens showing videos, some hands on stuff, some speakers, and a section with simulators.

Take your time and see it all!

Visited July 2014
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“great place to learn”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We can learn the history of plane and astronaut. It is good for student to learn from it or gain general knowledge from it. It is free, no charge.

Visited June 2014
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“History of flight with planes and rockets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

a fantastic experience for me, since I have been interested in aircraft and rockets since I was I child of 4-5 years old, it s like going to airplane heaven and see all the things for real, that you only have seen on TV or films !
The walk through time was limited due to other events, but I make it a priority to see it all, and succeded, I wa t to go back and spent the whole day alone there or with some else whoa has equal interest in planes that I have !

Visited September 2013
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“This is a must do.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

There was so much information here. Especially like the WWII planes as my father-in-law flew one of the fighter planes.

Visited August 2014
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“Makes me feel like a kid”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Such a wide range of exhibits, and it's nice that the museum has kept up with the times, adding things like Patriot missiles and Predator Drones.

Visited August 2014
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