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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“NICE!!!”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

This museum puts the one down town to shame. If you are any bit an airplane or space fan, it's worth the trip. The Museum is free, just the parking is $15. But worth every bit.

Visited September 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“This is better than the downtown one”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

I have been to many air & space museums and this is the best. All sorts of stuff well displayed. There is a 50 cent shuttle between Dulles Airport and the Museum and free luggage storage (put a quarter in and get it back when you leave). MacDonalds on site.

Visited September 2013
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“Not a fan of museums, but loved this one”
Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Planes, planes, history, planes.

I was sold when I saw the SR71 pointed right at the front door. I had to go down and stand under that monster. Holy s---!

If you like planes, appreciate planes, or more, you will love this place. And it is huge so it never feels crowded.

And don't forget to check out the NASA section.

Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Plane & Space Geeks need to visit !”
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Traveling to Washington DC to see the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum we also spent 6 hours at the Steven F Udvar Hazy Center at the Dulles Airport. Now transport to the venue is limited and there is nowhere to store luggage so check into your hotel first and go back but it is worth every cent it costs to get there ( It is about $75 in a cab from Dupont Circle) or cheaper on the metro and takes about 1 hour 20 to get there on metro.
Everything form the Enola Gay to the Space Shuttle Discovery is on display. It is geek heaven. It is set out so you can see the planes from below and also above on walkways. Oh did i mention it is actually FREE so you only costs are transport and food (Macdonalds is the only on site food)
This was a highlight of our visit.

Visited September 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Awesome aviation museum!”
Reviewed September 26, 2013

This museum is magnificent! It contains dozens of aircraft at three levels in a huge hangar-size building located adjacent to Dulles International Airport. They have it all-from hang gliders to the Concorde; from small rockets to space craft; from World War One bi-planes to the new F-35A attack aircraft. Admission is free, but there is a $15 parking fee. However, most nearby hotels offer free shuttles to the museum. Do not miss this if you are in the area.

Visited September 2013
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