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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%
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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 yesterday via mobile

We love visiting this comprehensive aviation museum. If you are a fan of flight, you should be here! Great instillations with plenty to do. Also the gift shops have a bunch of cool NASA and space related items.

1  Thank Familyloves2travel4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are really into space and airplanes you will love this place. There are a lot of things to see and experience. My daughters did the flight simulator and loved it. We also purchased some freeze dried ice cream to sample what astronauts are...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed yesterday

National air and space museum is one of the attractions of the city and situated on the national mall. Museum holds largest collection of air craft and space craft and displayed in two levels in the building. Very much educative for children.

Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed a few hours in here during our visit to DC. Make sure you get there early, lots of things to see and do. Very educational.

Thank M.Pickering
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is free (like most in DC). Very interesting exhibits for both adults and children of all ages plus educational activities

Thank Kidsroundtheglobe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Museum is interesting and free. A lot of material but not updated. The flow in the museum is also not well organized. A visit is ok and my kids enjoyed.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Oh my gosh! This was such a fun museum!! So interactive and full of information! Even just looking around at non-exhibits was a treat! It covers the complete history of air and space travel, along with historical events that greatly depended on aviation and flight....More

Thank B902
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a Saturday so it was very crowded. The first couple of hours were not so bad, but, after that, the place was filled with people and it felt a little warm. I was a bit disappointed with the lack of space for...More

Thank FelineOnTheGo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is really a must see both technically and historically. Do not forget to see at least one movie in the IMAX theatre. Do not forget to visit also the other bigger subsidiary of the museum in Chantilly, Virginia, next to the Dulles Airport.

Thank Alessandro F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Apparently the Air & Space Museum is the most-visited site in DC. We’re not sure why. It was crowded, though we were still able to see the exhibits and note that they were worn, out of date, and not particularly engaging. The whole building just...More

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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
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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.