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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
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+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed yesterday

Must see whether you are interested in air and space or not ... Go there to know the history of flying

Thank A2PM
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My 7 year old especially loved it. Don't recommend going on weekends since it gets very crowded but still manageable to walk around.

Thank Tina-Ann R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There was long lines but worth the wait. Perfect for young and the young at heart. The exhibits are amazing. Plenty to do. Have a nice food court.

Thank amywX5694WV
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must visit attraction in DC. The most amazing thing is that you can sample it all for free. Great models of aircraft and space craft, with hands on demonstrations that happen regularly too. You could easily spend a whole day here if...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Plan for a full day to visit this museum! The exhibits have many interactive activities. Fun for all ages!

Thank kkws03
Reviewed yesterday

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Growing up reading about space exploration, it is thrilling to actually see the real stuff.

Thank furhan_h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum really needs to be updated. It was very crowded, expected during summer, but it seemed much older and dated than the other museums we visited.

Thank 4MomOf3
Reviewed yesterday

We were amazed at the collection of aircraft in this museum, spanning several decades of our history. Seeing these aircraft up close was impressive and the interactive exhibits were great for kids.

Thank Lakeguytx49
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great museum. Did not see the site in Reston, only D.C. Wright brothers room was especially exciting and new. Mara exhibit was cool to see. And of course, classics such as spirit of 76 make it even better

Thank jetuva
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place. A lot of information, lot to see. You could spend a whole day in here. They also have an Imax theater with different movies playing at different times.

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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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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, didn't feel anything when I visited last September.
June 11, 2017|
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Response from laks004 | Reviewed this property |
Smithsonian sometimes offer discounted/ free tickets for the first IMAX show. Otherwise, Sunday mornings aren't too crowded.