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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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Address: 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
Phone Number: 703-572-4118
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Very impressive collection

We have visited this museum several times but today's visit reminds me why it's so great. Well thought out, great collection, and not as crowded as the one on the mall. Our... read more

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited this museum several times but today's visit reminds me why it's so great. Well thought out, great collection, and not as crowded as the one on the mall. Our favorites are the same as most others - the Blackbird, the Space Shuttle Discovery, and I also love the PanAm Clipper Flying Cloud. The Concorde is also impressive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was thoroughly impressed with the museum and the amount of displays. This is not the one museum downtown. It is out by Dulles Airport. My favorite was the SR-71 Blackbird which was more impressive in real life than one can imagine. I called ahead of time to ask how long it would take to tour the whole facility and... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is out of the way compared to the other Smithsonian museum but worth the drive. I have seen such an impressive collection of aircrafts. I was quite impressive by the Concorde and the Space Shuttle. I liked the observation tower but skip control tower display. It was small and crowded.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had just 3 hours to tour the facility. Nice layout. Easy to navigate around. I loved seeing ALL the planes and aircrafts. We kinda took part of the FREE guided tour. Interesting facts. Moved to see the Anola gay. Tears to my eyes. Loved seeing the Concorde. Yes, I would go again. Free parking after 4pm

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Udvar-Hazy Center on a Saturday. We arrived about an hour after opening, and it was already getting crowded. The building is quite large, so it handled crowds fairly well. The Udvar-Hazy Center is an extension of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Unlike the museum in downtown DC, this location is much larger and houses a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is worth going to if you are in the area. Fascinating array of aircraft and space craft. Outside you can watch the planes landing at Dulles.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Living less than 15 minutes from this museum, I almost forget it is there. Took the kids there for an afternoon and was again reminded of how great this place is. The aircraft, the theater, and the observation deck are amazing, the facility is always clean. As with all Smithsonian museums, they are free, the catch here is that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best Air museum I have attended and I've been to a few. If you have the time this museum is worth the trip outside from Washington. Whilst the Smithsonian in DC is great the Udvar Hazy Centre is what it should be. 3 of the greatest aero engineering items all together under one roof. The Concorde, thenSR71 Blackbird... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Outstanding display from small planes, old planes, war-birds, up to the Space shuttle. The museum is free, but there is a $15.00 parking fee per vehicle. Do not let the parking fee discourage you from visiting this museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It took us almost two hours one way on public transport to reach the centre but it was definitely worth it. There are many more aircraft here than at the museum on the national mall and it is a lot nicer. My boyfriend and I both enjoyed a couple of hours here.

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