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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
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+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday 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 yesterday

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 It was crowded, though we were still able to see the exhibits and note that they were worn, out of date, and not particularly engaging.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

Thank _SLH138_
Reviewed yesterday

The guide was extremely informative and clearly knew everything about the exhibits in the museum. The museum also had a wheelchair available for out guest who could not have managed all of the walking. the exhibits are fabulous. You could spend days in there and...More

Thank Gloria V
Reviewed yesterday

Let me start off by saying- I do not have kids, nor do I particularly enjoy spending my free time dodging running kids or listening to screaming kids- that made this museum a poor selection on my recent trip to DC. First of all, it...More

Thank marlydanger
Reviewed yesterday

This museum has all you ever wondered about! From airplane cockpits to space shuttles to astronaut food! There is so much to see so plan to spend some time! If you get hungry, there is a McDonalds right there -it is HUGE and the service...More

Thank strai14539
Reviewed yesterday

this is an educational museum - we went to 2 of the 3D shows and they were excellent. History is present in every exhibit. Well worth the visit

Thank MenifeeHelen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic visit to this museum. I wish I had more time to look around before my flight back to the UK. If you have any interest in space, aircraft or technology advancement you will love this place. From Armstrongs gloves used on the moon to...More

Thank Paul H
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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.