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Smithsonian Institution Building

1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0008
+1 202-633-1000
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Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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The world's largest museum and research complex is actually comprised of 19 museums and the National Zoo, with subjects that vary from African Art to the postal service, sculpture to space exploration.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0008
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

My expectations were a little high for the Air and Space Musuem. I was a little disappointed. A disclaimer though is that I was alone and had been out walking all day so I was exhausted and may not have put in required effort to...More

Thank Mitchell P
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Well maintained and organized, wonderful exhibitions on display, tons of people around you. It is a must do, an excellent amenity offered to the DC tourist free of charge.

Thank Daniel_Craciun
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Start with your favorites and be ready to walk a lot. Everything is very interesting and informative. Don't eat at the Air and Space Museum cafe because it was over-crowded and consisted entirely of McDonalds.

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Spectacular collection of historic art. Biggest plus was the free audio tour. Simple... pick up the phone-like unit. When you see a piece with a number you punch it into the unit and get an audio explanation about the work of art. Fantastic!

1  Thank parisfamilyNewJersey
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Great place for family and plenty of educational info.

1  Thank Joey27471
Reviewed June 25, 2012

We visited several museums, but definitely not all of them. It is hard to believe that we were able to access so many treasures - art, natural history,the zoo and the remarkable buildings for only our thanks or gratuities. If you don't have much time...More

2  Thank Yvonne Z
Reviewed June 25, 2012

I was looking forward to visiting the Smithsonian but I guess visiting on a Saturday afternoon in the summer is a no-no as the place was crawling with people and it was hard to get to see and appreciate the exhibits - we left after...More

Thank travelladybug2007
Reviewed June 25, 2012

We visited the space and American history museum. I would go back to Washington just to spend more time there. I loved seeing all the American history and even saw an original pair of ruby slippers from the wizard of oz!!

1  Thank Carlystar
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Any of the smithsonians are worth the visit. Free and most have lockers to store your backpacks and purses.

1  Thank JeanCG22860
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Our two small grandchildren spent many hours in the American History and Natural History Museums, enjoying the exhibits and hands-on interactive activities. Very crowded, but that's to be expected.

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Kimberly H
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
The tours are also free.
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Sheron J
September 19, 2016|
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Response from kade1067 | Reviewed this property |
No cost to get in only if you want to see show
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Smithsonian_OVS
December 15, 2014|
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Response from ddoron | Reviewed this property |
Hi, when we visited we didn't see any of these 'digital interactives' to be honest, so obviously we didn't use any.
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