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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
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Went here with my husband and throughly enjoyed the visit. Free museum only have to pay to park. Lots to see and the day we went the view from the air control tower was very good... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here with my husband and throughly enjoyed the visit. Free museum only have to pay to park. Lots to see and the day we went the view from the air control tower was very good, watched planes land and takeoff and from the other side we had great view of the mountains. This is a great place for the... More 

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West Valley City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is just a wonderful place to visit. I highly recommend it to anyone near the D.C. area. If you enjoy history or aviation you will not be disappointed.

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took two days to take everything in. It was about 7 years ago since we had been here the first time and breaking it up into two days made it much more enjoyable especially with little ones. My son is 6 and was very excited to see the space section and loved every minute of it. The restoration observation... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Started out not so great. Long drive from where we were staying in Arlington. Public transport would have been over 90 min so not an option. It's in the middle of nowhere. We bought tickets for one of the IMAX movies (D-Day) in advance hoping to avoid long lines. "Will call" was the only option. We got there and it... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had full intentions of only visiting the Smithsonian Museums that are on The Mall but we are so glad we visited this center. They have some amazing planes, and the observation deck is stunning! Go see this fantastic addition to the Smithsonian family, see the Discovery, an SR-71 (my personal highlight of the aircraft), watch an Imax film, and... More 

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Rochester, NY
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been to most of the major airplane museums around the country and this is one of the best. It is very well curated - no surprise since it is part of the Smithsonian. Given the crazy crowds and the huge security lines for the museums on the national mall during the Easter weekend this was pleasantly uncrowded. Given its... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am huge fan of flying, planes and everything else that flies. Visited Air Space in DC couple times, and I had one feeling, that thing is so old and outdated. Some nice exhibits, but everything is dirty there, but after countless times of visits to museum by IAD, I can say that is the best museum. They got everything,... More 

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Jacksonville, NC
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Air and Space our first day in DC. I wish I wasn't so tired when we went because it was hard to enjoy. Also, our 3 and 4 year old became bored pretty quickly. We mostly went for my husband and our older two children (11 and 7).

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Since I'm local, I like to bike or bus or combine the two for a lower cost visit. You can also take a bus from IAD if you have a long layover there - check out the Fairfax connector bus routes for Chantilly. Lots of fun for $1.75 (soon to be $2.00 as of July, 2017).

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northern virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've visited many aviation museums and this tops them all in terms of breadth of type of aircraft as well as generations and eras. I love the USAF Museum in Dayton; Duxford, USN Museum at Pensacola and many others. But U-H is the finest! On a visit to DC, don't miss it.

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