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

14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
+1 703-572-4118
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to love looking at planes, helicopters, space vehicles and anything that flies but it is fun to see the really old planes, experimental ones and well as ones used recently. I thought the Space Shuttle Discovery was amazing to see! The kids also...More

Thank lynnetteb235
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying in Washington DC and took an Uber to get to this museum. Whether you take public transportation, an Uber or a car I would say it is worth the day trip to visit this museum. The Smithsonian has so much content for...More

Thank JFSD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently attended a team outing at this air and space Museum. It is by far one of the best work team outings I have ever attended. The museum is laid out in multiple floors including an air traffic control tower which you can see...More

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 2 days ago

In addition to the one in downtown DC, this enourmous Smithsonian Air & Space Museum about 15 miles west in Chantilly, VA is an absolute Must See. It is fascinating for all ages and levels of interest. In fact, the sheer size, history and scope...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the air and space museum. We took our grand kids this past weekend. Our 22 month old had his first trip and was so excited by the planes, rockets, and even the space suits. It is a wonderful place to visit and it...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 3 days ago

REAL planes, REAL shuttles, and REAL History. If you want to see some of the most amazing engineering in aeronautics to date, this is a must see attraction. Everything from the actual Enola Gay to an actual Space Shuttle is on display in this very...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The collection of aviation and space artifacts include very important ones that made history, among them Concorde, Enola Gay, Discovery Shuttle, and SR-71. I recommend this museum as a must, even is off the beaten path, you shouldn't miss it if you are in Washington....More

Thank smartquest
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum near Dulles is the best I have visited. The museum is laid out great you can view the aircraft from different levels. The lighting is good for taking photographs. They have one of the 3 surviving shuttles that went...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum has a great collection and the entry just stuns you... but for the non-aficionado it is not the easiest museum if you have no clue what this or that plane meant for the history of flight. And you can't go in to the...More

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family's favorite Smithsonian is the Air and Space Museum. The Udvar-Hazy Center was new for us, as last time we were in DC they did not have this center built or available for public visitation. We loved the Udvar-Hazy Center, almost more than the...More

Thank ashley200688
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darkfalcon500
If I could only go to one of the space museums should I go to this one or the one in downtown DC
June 8, 2017|
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Response from MomMobile5 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on a few things: 1. How important is it for you to see a space shuttle? The Hazy Center has the shuttle Discovery. 2. Where are you staying and do you have a car? If you're staying downtown with no car, then... More
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apatriot73
How can I get to this museum from D.C. and back in the same day? Driving and taxi is out of the question. THank you to all that reply sincerely.
May 13, 2017|
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Response from Squizzynet | Reviewed this property |
you can get a bus from the end of the metro line that goes by Dulles and the museum on a loop. I can't recall the bus number but it's on the museum website under the "how to get here" tab (or whatever it's called).
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Eva P
I am catching a plane back to my country around midnight and would like to visit the museum that last day. Could I check out from mu hotel in DC and go to the museum with my luggage. Is there a place where I can check the luggage so that I can tour the museum (my kids are airplane fanatics)?
April 8, 2017|
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Response from BistroBaron | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure - it's on the grounds of Dulles Airport, but about a 3-mile drive from there to the "departure area."
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