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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

Our son totally enjoyed all the exhibits and the knowledge he gained was wonderful. You shouldn't miss this!

Thank vlchayes
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Reviewed yesterday

Both my 18 year old daughter and my 9 year old granddaughter loved this museum. My daughter is kinda a space nerd and found the planet area very interesting.

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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful museum, you can see the real things so close , it was a great exhibit of planes and history, old and wonderful planes.

Thank Nidia N
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Reviewed yesterday

There is a lot to see here, so give yourself your time. We went on a Saturday, and it was so crowded. But lots of interesting things to see. My husband and daughter really enjoyed the flight simulator.

Thank AJStravel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Though overrun with field trips of kids, the museum is awesome. The simulator rides are a blast. The Wright Brothers and NASA wings are must see!

Thank Justin T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Give yourself lots of time to visit this museum. There is lots to see so at least 2-3 hours. The museum is free to enter.

Thank ornella t
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I came back hear to see some of the newer exhibits and a few of the old. There was also a bad rain storm so it seemed like a good place to spend time. The information center was helpful and the displays...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was one of the many stops that we took on an Honor Flight from Springfield IL with my dad. We spent some time here. We were able to see a lot of neat planes and such. He was hoping to see more Vietnam Era...More

Thank Sprandel5
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is so full of fun information presented in a great way. The only bummer is that they don’t open until 10 am. This is a free museum and so it is usually pretty busy all day. Give yourself enough time to view everything...More

1  Thank AngelFae22
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic and amusing. I was spellbound by many installations and enjoyed thoroughly! You must have a good amount of time to see the place properly.

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Luis R
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Michaela B | Reviewed this property |
You can tour yourself or get an audiotour
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tiptoezzz
June 12, 2018|
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Response from JohnandJaneS | Reviewed this property |
2+ hours. Longer if its crowded on a weekend or summer afternoon. It can be wall to wall people when its crowded.
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Alix M | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Most of the museums in dc did have a room available. Some only took coats. Others took coats and bags.
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