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National Air and Space Museum

6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-2214
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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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Private Smithsonian Combo Tour: Museum of American History, Air and Space Museum
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Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting exhibits covering the history of flight and space. Make sure you budget plenty of time as there are a ton of things to see.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everyone loves Air and Space. So much history- if you are trying to do a bunch of the museums- go to this one first! Great Exhibits, everywhere you turn is just more and more exciting learning adventures!

Thank Crystal O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Teenage at some point lost patience But overall experience was good especially when we reached the interactive displays. Space artifacts where really good.

Thank YoavHi66
Reviewed 2 days ago

Only had a couple of hours but could so easily have spent the whole day in there. Covers civil and military aviation and space travel/exploration. Great to see the lunar module etc. 3D Imax is an added bonus.

Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are many museums in Washington DC but mainly for children and teens this is the funniest and for me too. ;) Different feelings could come to you when you have there the aircrafts and histories of how the humans have learned to fly and...More

Thank Mauricio U
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm usually fascinated by exhibits like those found at the National Air and Space Museum, but I felt it fell a little short. While I think there are some things worth seeing, I would recommend seeing it if you have a little extra time. There...More

Thank Sue1532
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was not my first choice in museums but we went with a group of friends that had an interest in space and technology and air crafts. There are a ton of air planes, rockets, and other flying machines everywhere throughout the museum, and lots...More

Thank TMcKenna137
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Is it obvious to write that if one visits DC w boys, that missing a FREE visit to the Air & Space Museum might be considered criminal? Truly, this may be the one museum to begin a child's live of such ventures as it is...More

Thank MaryAntwerp
Reviewed 4 days ago

Incredible displays of various aircraft from the Kitty Hawk to manned spacecraft. Our tour guide was a retired general and well-versed in the aircraft. Well worth the visit.

Thank Darlene43
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are into tecnology, space exploration or just a plain history buff, this is your place. Anthing and everthing you see in display is the real thing, not a model! They feature everything related to flight and space travel including among other things the...More

Thank Gilberto O
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SGMac
12 November 2017|
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Response from ananole | Reviewed this property |
If you arrive prior to start, get on list. Don't expect to walk right in and have a space available for next start time during peak season.
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SGMac
12 November 2017|
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Just turn up, no need to reserve
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thesassysurfer
29 July 2017|
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Response from jordantps | Reviewed this property |
The only free parking is on the street, and they are hard to come by, particularly on weekends. There is underground parking, and other paid spaces nearby.
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