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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-1000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 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 today

I am a serious aviation history buff and recently went for 4th visit since it opened years ago. The exhibits are of course the sinew and bone of aviation history including recent additions suspended overhead. BUT....actual aircraft have been pushed aside by experience theaters and...More

Thank kevin g
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I try to visit this museum every year and it never disappoints. Great for families and small children. There is so much to see and experience. The moon landing exhibits are amazing.

Thank Trav124fun
Reviewed yesterday

Oh my goodness, from the minute we hit the front door, the boys (hubby & 15 yo son) were in LOVE. We went from display to display....they were in LOVE. I just followed behind...I've learned. When we left (2 hours later), my 15yo son was...More

Thank my2kidsmom9702
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one museum I had in my bucket list and I finally managed to cross it off. It was an amazing experience and it was exactly as depicted on that famous movie. This has so much to offer in terms of historical and educational...More

Thank Sanka1
Reviewed yesterday

An amazing adventure throughout the whole building. There is so much to see but is suitable for all ages. The exhibits are huge- allow at least 4 hours to cover what you really want to see. The cost of the souvenirs was very inexpensive which...More

Thank alannah2010
Reviewed yesterday

This was the first place to visit. Huge museum with lots of things to see. Could easily spend the day here. Very well presented information and sights. Only drawback was that only place to get refreshments was a MacDonalds and queues were huge so didn't...More

Thank KenCS46
Reviewed yesterday

Being a Canadian, I admit my lack of knowledge of the American endeavors in space. I found this site to be an excellent source of information from the Wright brothers to present day.

Thank Ruth E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really like all the Smithsonians, but this one on Space, and flight is laid out well and is easy to navigate. Great place to let kids and adults see and learn about the space and flight beginnings and improvements.

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed yesterday

I love going here! I've been on tours and would definitely recommend going on one if it's your first time. There is SO much history in this place that you won't want to miss any of it. Don't skip the gift shop. There's always something...More

Thank haleym321
Reviewed yesterday

In my opinion, this was the best museum in DC. I went with spouse and two teenage boys, we all enjoyed the various exhibits. We were there for about 3 hours. My teens also enjoyed the jet simulator and wanted to return the next day...More

Thank Angela R
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rcpedersen
Is there a place to get food and drink at the Smithsonian?
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Rich S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a cafeteria.
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364kp1980
I see that strollers are allowed, but I am coming to D.C. by train and will use a backpack child carrier for my 2-year-old. Will I be able to carry her in it inside the museum?
March 12, 2017|
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Response from Jai S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will. Enjoy your visit! Source: museum staff member
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364kp1980
I see that strollers are allowed, but I am coming to D.C. by train and will use a backpack child carrier for my 2-year-old. Will I be able to carry her in it inside the museum?
March 12, 2017|
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Response from Tandemgirl1 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see signage discouraging this types of carriers athough you will have to pass through a metal detector.
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