On a Monday in February is a fabulous time, but any day in any season is a great time to visit this amazing museum! There were very few people when we were there, so we were able to get all the pictures we wanted of the over 200 aircraft and space objects along with the star attraction which is the Space Shuttle "Discovery". Admission is free; however, parking is $15. Some airport hotels offer free shuttles, but you can get a Virginia Regional Transit bus from the airport for 50 cents. Free tours are offered (see the schedule at the tour desk behind the SR-71 Blackbird). There is an IMAX theater and a viewing tower with great views of airplanes coming in at Dulles Airport. There is also a McDonalds in the museum if you get hungry. Be sure to look for the Restoration Hangar overlook as well. We spent about 3 hrs. at the museum, but you could get through much faster if you planned your visit ahead of time. The museum's website offers a lot of great information and maps for self-guided tours. http://airandspace.si.edu/museum/udvarhazy/
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