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“Great Place to Spend Quality Time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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 13 things to do in Chantilly
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“Great Place to Spend Quality Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We absolutely love this place. It was a complete hit with all the age groups and very nicely staffed with knowledgeable people. We took advantage of the free tour and it was so personal and up close. All questions were answered and we were not hurried at all. People from our tour would wonder off, take a quick break, relax and explore and then rejoin up so easily. The IMAX theater was a big hit along with the sheer quality of aircraft displayed. This is a home run and first on my list of places to bring visitors regardless of age. Many of us have dreamed of flight but even the land lovers really enjoy the history and beauty of the aircrafts displayed.
Make sure and have a good meal or snacks before arriving if you don't like McDonalds but other than that small issue we love it!

Visited October 2012
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“What a great day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I spent the day at this centre. I smiled many times inspired by the pioneering spirit of humans. The collection is thoughtfully presented in order to bring the achievements into perspective.

Visited November 2012
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“off we go into the wild blue yonder”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Museums usually just display stuff, This place ties each of the aircraft displayed to an era and the people involved. A can't miss experience if you are an airplane fan

Visited July 2012
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“We had a great time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

So many aircraft to see... so little time. Bring your walking shoes & sense of awe! I went both before the shuttle & after the shuttle came to rest there - it was just amazing to be able to stand close enough to touch the craft that had flown so many missions. I could go back again & again.

Visited August 2012
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“SO great for young and old!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

So many aircraft to see... so little time. Bring your walking shoes & sense of awe! I went both before the shuttle & after the shuttle came to rest there - it was just amazing to be able to stand close enough to touch the craft that had flown so many missions. I could go back again & again.

Visited August 2012
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