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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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It's a bit of a hike from Washington DC, but in all honesty, I think this adjunct to the Air and Space Museum beats the main museum on the Mall. This is what I remember the Air... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a bit of a hike from Washington DC, but in all honesty, I think this adjunct to the Air and Space Museum beats the main museum on the Mall. This is what I remember the Air and Space Museum on the Mall used to be like. Maybe my memories have faded with time and that I'm remembering through the... More 

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Eastern Shore, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enola Gay, Space Shuttle Discovery, Concorde, Blackbird (creepy). Need I say more? But there's more!!!!! Gorgeous museum! Impressive displays!

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Going in, I didn't know anything about planes other than they fly. We learned a lot of interesting tidbits about planes and spacecrafts. We got to see all kinds of missiles and engines. It's an interesting place, to say the least.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here several times. It is a great addition to the .Air Museum on the mall. A it of a drive but worth it. The Enola Gay, the Dash 8 the first version if the707, The Space Shuttle Enterprise, a Blackbird spy plane and much more. A must see place.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing place to visit and see a full history of flight. Even if you are not in to planes this is a very cool place detailing the history of commercial, space and military flight.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like planes and photography, you should visit this place. It's outside of Washington DC so it costs to get in per car, not per person. The entrance is nice... the inside is even better with planes from the old day to modern day. It even has the Concorde and the Discovery Space Shuttle inside.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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