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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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Great place for kids, or your inner child

I have always loved the Air and Space Museum in downtown DC, so when someone mentioned this new satellite museum, I had to check it out. It is a phenomenal way to spend an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have always loved the Air and Space Museum in downtown DC, so when someone mentioned this new satellite museum, I had to check it out. It is a phenomenal way to spend an afternoon, or even longer. The concept of the museum is simple, two giant hangers and every kind of flying craft imaginable. There are fighter jets, attack... More 

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Farnsfield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum is a bunch of enormous hangars about an hour drive outside Washington DC in a place called Chantilly. There are shuttle buses to it from the bigger hotels and you can get to the airport from there. If you have an hour to spare before a flight out of nearby Dulles then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Aircraft of all types from the wright brothers to the space shuttle. $15 dollars to park but admission is free. Air craft include Concord SST, Enola Gay, SR71 blackbird, space shuttle discovery and literally 100's more.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This annex to the main museum on downtown DC offers all you need to appreciate man's conquering of flight. There is everything from early flight to some of the most significant milestones all housed in a huge facility with flight tower and simulators. My only complaint is the voice "boombox" used by the docent who led our tour. In an... More 

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Waldport, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent several hours touring the museum and had a very informative and enjoyable experience. There is something of interest here for almost any age-group. I enjoy WWII aviation history as well as the Cold War era aircraft and into the Space Age. Loved seeing the Enola Gay, SR-71 Blackbird, the Space Shuttle as well as many other displays of civilian... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in the area, I would highly recommend you see this attraction. I spent 4 hours wandering around and still was not able to see everything. There are many planes to see, outer space items to visit, and attractions to explore. There is also a large observation deck with stunning views of planes coming and going from Dulles... More 

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Portchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum complements the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum downtown Washington. From early aircraft to the Concorde, visitors can travel through a flight timeline. The space hanger is out of this world and I guess I meant the pun. The Space Shuttle Discovery is a visual experience of our space adventures and laid out to enable visitors to see it... More 

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I like aeroplanes...there are a lot here and they are historically important and is superb condition. Unlike the other branch of this museum in central Washington, you don't have to queue or fight with the crowds. The is loads to see - even the restoration workshops, and just when you thought you had seen the lot...you come across the Space... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As it has been said many times, the Smithsonian is second to none. We brought two small kids, and had a great time! There are a lot of activities for them to enjoy. Recommend a small stroller, as it is fairly crowded.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent the whole afternoon at the museum yesterday, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. My very favorite part of the museum was seeing the REAL Discovery spacecraft! You can get so close to it that you can see the small tiles that protect the ship's body from extreme heat. The museum has a large collection of different... More 

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