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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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I took my son here for our staycation weekend and I have to say really nice. All the different planes etc. It was nice to see the evolution of air craft and air travel. They also... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I took my son here for our staycation weekend and I have to say really nice. All the different planes etc. It was nice to see the evolution of air craft and air travel. They also had a area for the kids to build parachutes and also the interactive flight simulation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it, but as an USAF guy, I wished there was more USAF airframes. Still worth the visit. My 17yo was shocked at the size of the space shuttle. Well worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great idea for everyone. This is a very un-stuffy museum. I got to land a lunar module, and later, watch the final launch of the space shuttle Discovery while actually standing UNDER the space shuttle Discovery! It was amazing. There are IMAX movies and simulated rides. There is a huge Concorde and a wide variety of war aviation memorabilia, helicopters,... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family stopped here on the way to Virginia Beach, and it was great! Even if you aren't into aircrafts and planes, it's a must-see. The museum is free and there's a lot to see. They have some very famous planes, including the Enola Gay and ones used by the Wright Brothers, great for history buffs as well. They also... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently took my 9 year old grandson to the museum or a special day of fun and adventure. He is still talking about seeing the space shuttle and a plane that his great grand- father flew in!!! He sat in one of the simulators and LOVED it. I love that the museum is practically in my backyard and is... More 

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Thank Sandi20170
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 3 hours here. Well worth it. My two teenage boys enjoyed the history lessons and had a blast in the flight simulator! Caution... enjoy lunch AFTER the simulator ;)

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Thank Michael S
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It takes an effort to go to this location. It is about 45 min. out from downtown DC. I took Uber for a little over $20. The museum is free and the most amazing display of aircraft. You see the start of flying to space craft both military and civil aircraft. Plan on half a day if you keep a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's awesome. You can find the legendary B-29, SR-71, The Concorde, and Space Shuttle Discovery. The other collections are spread from World War aircraft until the latest F-35. Also you can try interactive simulator for dog fight and enjoy the ride of space shuttle.

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Busy museum because it's free but it's awesome! The flight simulators are great and the Einstein movies are very inspiring.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum was so much better than the one in DC. We knew that the space shuttle Discovery was in the Smithsonian and were disappointed when we didn't find it in Washington DC. They also that the Enola Gay in Chantilly. If you like airplanes, this is the museum for you. There is also a room dedicated to space with... More 

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