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National Air and Space Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed today via mobile

Cannot say enough good things about this museum. It has great presentations of all the different aspects of flight. It has a great historical perspective and there is lots to keep teenagers and kids of all ages entertained. The different exhibits highlight aspects (flight engineering,...More

Thank CreeksideHarmony
Reviewed today via mobile

We thought it worthwhile seeing what it had to offer, even though we’re not really into planes and rockets. It was nicely done but possibly a little young for our teenagers. There were loads of senior citizens guiding youngsters around and both age groups seemed...More

Thank wingfield51
Reviewed today

I spent an entire hour in the First room with all the moon landing craft. I was fascinated by the actual audio tapes of the astronauts during their harrowing missions. Also, the film on the aircraft carriers was riveting.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very cool exhibits. We really enjoyed the flight simulation room where we rode/flew/shot missiles in a simulation plane. The best part about that room was the virtual reality space walk. It was awesome.

Thank Emily V
Reviewed yesterday

We'd been looking forward to visiting this museum again and got there just in time to go on a tour. John was the docent and he did a great job. He seemed to know everything! The museum is huge and would take several days to...More

Thank SnowbirdAkron_OH
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a private pilot I really enjoyed seeing the history of flight. I took my 16 year old Grandson and he enjoyed it too. We especially liked the Air Craft Carrier mock-up. With the videos playing through the actual Bridge Mock-up we felt like we...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am a fan of flight technology and I had a blast here. You see unique planes you get specific details and the entry is free. Even the gift shop was good!

Thank Matan G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Museum had something for everyone with many hands on exhibits. Free entry The flight simulators and VR rides do cost about $10 pp but were a hit with the kids, my boy (9) had a ball on the flight simulator. Don’t go past the huge...More

Thank schewtmj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really interesting and varied displays. My 14 year old daughter loved it so much we went back again.

Thank ASW1797
Reviewed 2 days ago

Could spend days here, so much to do and see. Very informative and well presented. Definately will return.

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Anthony S
18 July 2018|
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Response from Andrea R | Reviewed this property |
They were open but you should always check first because museums being federal buildings they have some special schedules sometimes
Luis R
18 June 2018|
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Response from MJSpock | Reviewed this property |
It’s open to everyone. You can go by yourself.
13 June 2018|
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Response from JohnandJaneS | Reviewed this property |
2+ hours. Longer if its crowded on a weekend or summer afternoon. It can be wall to wall people when its crowded.