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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

Well done museum with a lot of artifacts, information, and interesting things to explore. We spent roughly 2 hours visiting the entire museum.

Thank SueDahl
Reviewed yesterday

I found it odd that a donation was required to tour the museum since every other one was free. Waited quite a while to get in,went thru the screening after entry,waited in line again only to find out you had to pay.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed yesterday

I absolutely loved this museum (considering I work in aviation, not a big surprise). I wasn't expecting so many great exhibits. I have a strong appreciation for aviation and the fact that it allows people to see places they never would have had the opportunity...More

Thank jessta7
Reviewed yesterday

Really big museum with lots to see, give yourself a good few hours in order to see it all. There is a food hall which has a McDonalds and a few other choices, I can honestly say it was the best McDonalds I have ever...More

Thank leebC1108OR
Reviewed yesterday

The Air and Space Museum in DC is not offensive in any way, however, it is also not terribly memorable. It has some standard items that you would expect, but did not have the wow factor that many of the Smithsonian Museums have. There is...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed yesterday

The National Air and Space Museum is A Great opportunity to experience in rich and amazing detail the Space And Air craft History. Entrance is free though a airport style checkpoint at the entrance is welcoming all the guest which results in some long lines...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband is a pilot, so of course he spent most of his time in the airplane section, which was very good. He really enjoyed seeing the Wright Brothers plane. The space section was great too! Overall, I would say this is more geared toward...More

Thank mhornsby1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is no other place on the planet with the historic air travel vehicles contained in this museum and its offshoot near Dulles Airport- the Udvar-Hazy Center. From the Wright Brothers plane to the Spirit of St. Louis to several of the pioneering American spacecraft...More

Thank lobbyist777
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have one teenager that loves Space and two that love Air. You can divide by the way the museum is laid out. The Planetarium is a separate ticket, the kids wanted to see it, it was very interesting and the others got a good...More

Thank gomezc19
Reviewed 2 days ago

Super, this was nice visit, from the entrance to exit, we enjoyed a lot. Well trained guiders, gives all explanation, very good place foe kids and adults to understand the past history. Thanks

Thank Sinnathamby V
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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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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.
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.