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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 Parkway, Chantilly, VA 20151
Phone Number: 703-572-4118
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I actually enjoyed this museum more than the air and space museum on the National Mall. It was less crowded allowing for more time to just look at and read the exhibits without... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Aldie, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Close enough to the Dulles airport (IAD) this is a wonderful place to use a couple of hours in between flights. They have all type of planes that couldn't fit in the Air Space Museum downtown DC, including one Decepticon! My kids like to go there every time we have time. Worth trying.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I actually enjoyed this museum more than the air and space museum on the National Mall. It was less crowded allowing for more time to just look at and read the exhibits without feeling pressured to move on so others can have a turn. There are two different viewing areas for the planes, one on the floor and one up... More 

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

If you are staying at a friends in chantilly , Fairfax or enroute to West virginia this Museum is worth the stop. Be prepared to pay 15 dollars for parking but the Museum entrance is free for all. Because it has more room you have the bigger exhibits such as the space shuttle.

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By no chance miss the opportunity to visit this museum. The collection of air/spacecraft is incredible. Went with wife, 6 and 9 y/o kids we all were fascinated. Some tips that might be of use: There is just a McDonald's available for lunch. Nice places to eat are a 10-15 min drive (We stopped at whole foods@fair lakes). Parking charge... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As often happens, a friend who lives in the DC area had never been to Udvar-Hazy, until a visitor expressed interest. A very hot day on the outside made the prospect desirable. The two of us (60 & 70) enjoyed the technical installations. To stand beside the Dash-8, the SR-71 or the Discovery Shuttle is awesome. For someone who followed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't know about you, but I don't get many chances to get up a close to a space shuttle. Very cool place with a lot to see. Only complaint would be the parking price, but it is worth it.

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St. Marys, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband felt guilty about having me go to another Air and Space Museum two days in a row. When he walked in he was like a kid in a candy store and could hardly believe what he saw and didn't even know where to head first. I enjoyed it as well more than I thought I would. The best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This has been our favorite of the Smithsonions. My son was able to part update in several learning stations where they have employed set up and teaching. He learned a lot in this museum. Lots to do and McDonalds was great! It's hard to find affordable eating in most museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

... to the air and space on the Mall - otherwise there would be bodies littered everywhere with their minds just blown out! This was an incredible visit. So many fascinating exhibits. I could easily have stayed all day. Yes, it's a bit out of the way - but if you are even slightly interested in aviation history, then make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was dropping my friend off for his flight out of Dulles airport. We decided to go early and check out the Museum. This is an amazing place. The space shuttle Discovery is there. They have tours all the time. And the best part is, there is not a huge crowd like the air and space in DC. Bad part... More 

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