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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 November 28, 2015

This was our favorite museum of all the Smithsonian's available. You need to have about two hours in order to see everything and have the opportunity to experience all that it has to offer.

Thank ShellyLovesToTravel
Reviewed November 27, 2015

We have been to the National Air and Space Museum on the mall a number of times, so we jumped at the chance to attend the Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center out at Dulles Airport with a friend while we were in the DC area. We...More

1  Thank nancyolah
Reviewed November 27, 2015

This place will not disappoint you. The exhibits include the Concorde, SR-71, Space Shuttle, and tons of other aircraft and space vehicles. The restoration area allows you to see aircraft re-work in progress. This is a great place to see how fast aviation technology has...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Getting into the airport decided to spend the time in the museum instead of waiting in the gate. What a great decision, if you like the one in Washington DC, this branch has a lot of historical planes, rockets and the Discovery spaceship. Since the...More

Thank Lui C
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The museum was a great way to spend the morning. It's about 22 miles from Bethesda, close to the airport. Parking is $15 but the museum itself is free. They have an IMAX theater than you can buy tickets to watch movies, like The Hunger...More

1  Thank Irishnite
Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is a great place for everyone, specially for kids. They can have lots of fun and learn many things at this museum.

Thank Powerargie1
Reviewed November 24, 2015

The museum is a must-see. The actual historic air and space craft are on site: on the ground or suspended from the ceiling. A truly amazing permanent exhibition for everyone who loves things that fly. My favourite plane was an old Pan Am passenger plane...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed November 23, 2015

This museum is a great place to spend a morning or an afternoon. Adults, kids, does't matter. It's only about a half hour drive from downtown DC out route 66 or via the Dulles toll road. So many cool planes to see and to go...More

Thank William S
Reviewed November 23, 2015

We trevelled through the Dulles airport on our way to DC and beyond just to see the air and space museum. We spent the whole day there. It was everything I had hoped for an more. The curators/guides were fantastic. What a history lesson!

Thank skidaddy74012
Reviewed November 22, 2015

The Udvar-Hazy Center is an incredible museum. $15 to park but free admission. We went on a Sunday afternoon, we were staying very close by and arrived early for check in so decided to come here as our first museum of the week. The space...More

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luckyme623
Hi, we are thinking to take Uber from DC (with 7yr son) , what was the approx cost? How was the traffic? Did you leave DC early? Thank you in advance. Cheers
June 24, 2017|
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Response from ashley200688 | Reviewed this property |
An Uber from DC would be expensive since Udvar-Hazy Center from DC is about a 40 minute drive one way. Traffic isn't bad once you leave DC though. Have a great trip!
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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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