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National Air and Space Museum

6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-2214
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The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed today via mobile

I am aero modeller and of course loves planes. I was pretty excited to visit this museum. Right brothers original plane has been preserved there and I was super excited to see it. The variety of planes and layout of museum is just right for...More

Thank Umesh B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum is great, summer months are very crowded. There are so many items to see and many things for the kids to do. If you like aircraft, you will really like the Dulles Air and Space museum.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed yesterday

Most popular of the Smithsonian museums so plan for crowds. Great exhibits with many that are interactive. Museum has three floors, numerous restrooms but only one food court that was closed, and several gift shops. Exhibits span time from the Wright Brothers to lunar landing....More

Thank lmardo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The second day in Washington we decided to go to the museum where my son will be able to see the planets. He loves the solar system. He knows all of the planets chronologically. It took us a couple of hours to walk the whole...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing Museum we managed to visit twice in 5 days, and still did not see everything. Should be a good reason to return to Washington one day to see the rest! Docent (Museum Guide) Christian Fay was so interesting and keen to talk about the...More

Thank Jakki A
Reviewed yesterday

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is unlike any other museum anywhere else. For all things relative to air and space, this is the place, with all original airplanes and and a multitude of air and space equipment and history. This alsos includes a...More

Thank DSNAustin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed wandering around the museum. You can go on a free 90 minute tour but we had a self-guided tour as it was very easy to access all the exhibits. They have an excellent collection. There are 2 sites, one in central DC and...More

Thank charlton69
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

How wonderful to have a free museum of such great collections. The incredible history of flight. A must see when in this fabulous city.

Thank Australialynx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best viewed during the day because it has a 5.30 closing time, battle the crowds and save at lest two hours to see it all.

Thank Danksy71
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although free entry there is a lot you have to pay for when you get in. We arrived on a Sunday so parking was free on the streets. Food court was closed so that was a negative but would recommend.

Thank seagull021
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July 29, 2017|
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Response from ip29bourgeois | Reviewed this property |
Suggestion .. is better to park the car somewhere else and be safe (ie.. hotel garages, parking driveway). We use Uber service and starts walking to our destinations without any worries. Street Parking spots are limited... More
July 5, 2017|
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Response from happytraveler709 | Reviewed this property |
Washington DC is served by three airports, Ronald Reagan International (DCA) is closest to downtown, just across the Potomac, Dulles is 26 miles away in VA, and Baltimore Wa is south of Baltimore. We drove to our DC trip... More
Brandi H
June 13, 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, didn't feel anything when I visited last September.