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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 views outside and a large array of the air and space holdings.

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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Silver Spring
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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Corrales, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was truly amazed at the vastness of this museum. The amount of planes, helicopters and even missiles was staggering. The major highlights are the Space Shuttle Discovery, the SR-71 Blackbird, the Enola Gay, the Concord SST and for the balloonist the Double Eagle. The surprise highlight was Neil Armstrong's space helmet and gloves from his walk on the moon... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will need a whole day in there if you are interested in air & space. Entrance free, although parking is $15.00 per car. Highlights for me was the Space Shuttle 'Discovery' & the 'Enola-Gay' B29 bomber. So much to see and the staff were great along with some older veterans who told amazing stories. You must also visit the... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just outside Washington, D.C. is a museum that is somewhat off the beaten path, but more than worth the side trip. The Air and Space Museum near Dulles International airport in Northern Virginia contains hours worth of exhibits sure to thrill even the most casual aviation interest. The space shuttle alone is worth the trip. Lots of parking and away... More 

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South Riding
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love going to this theatre for the 3-D IMAX movies. Become a member of the Smithsonian, and the ticket price goes down!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an incredible museum. I highly recommend taking the drive out of D.C. to visit. See the concord, the space shuttle Discovery, fly a space shuttle simulator and more. Volunteers man the welcome desk and are very helpful- the maps are easy to read and follow. Guided tours are provided throughout the day- scheduled times are clearly posted. I... More 

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