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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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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%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
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+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

All the Smithsonian Museums are well done, but the Air and Space Museum is especially fascinating. Maybe it's because flight is such a recent phenomenon? From the learning lab that lets you figure out why heavy planes can fly through the early flight pioneers to...More

Thank lberg66
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Hard to believe it is free entry. The docent talks are incredible, the history awe inspiring and the exhibits breath taking.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I am quite sure everyone who comes to Washington stops here. There is a reason for that. It a place full of our history. I love anything to do with our exploration of space and you can see plenty of it here.

Thank TimPickel
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Time you trip to avoid the crowds, mid week is best, and walk there you get to take in all the sights along the way.

Thank Phillip O
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I really enjoyed this museum..very interesting displays.real planes,astronaut stuff,just a lot of things to see and learn from...dont skip this place.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

This visit will stay in my memory for ever. I visited the museum with my wife and my 2 year old daughter. All 3 of us were amazed. It's a must even if you visit DC only for 1 day!

Thank GB1978
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Amazing to see how what we take for granted like flying evolved. Tiny planes that flew around the world. Movies are worth the money

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I spent about 4 hours at this museum, could have spent all day looking at all the exhibits. Planes hang from the ceiling, they have the Apollo 11 Command Module, an 11 foot model of the Enterprise from Star Trek and the Wright Brothers flyer....More

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 13 November 2016

You can spend a week in here...looking at the exhibits, watching the movies, reading the history.....Truly a masterful museum and a must see when in DC

Thank busconi
Reviewed 13 November 2016

y expected something different, although i like the Apollo Sala and the history of aviation too. The simulator i supposed it was of a spaceship but it wasn t, so.

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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.
12 November 2017|
Response from RichardMeg | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up, no need to reserve
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.