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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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3,351 - 3,360 of 14,451 reviews

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic museum. Traces air travel from the beginning to the future. Kids will love it. McDonald is the restaurant there, so unless you have kids along, make other plans.

Thank Randal H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had heard about the popularity of this museum and it was located along our path to get to other sites. Last minute decided to go into museum. I was not disapointed.

Thank La Donna P
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Free admission so there's a tick straight away Excellent journey here for the space enthusiast You need to spend some time here so allow a few hours

Thank adamsR2979EP
Reviewed 29 September 2016

You see all ages and all genders here to see the wondrous achievements of mankind. Our journey into space is still enthralling for most and so exciting to see all these up close. Museum is well laid out with loads to discover and a photographers...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I have wanted to visit dince it was opened. I knew all the key exhibits but it was still great to actually see things like Apollo 11 Columbia and the Flyer. The Columbia looked like it was in a temporary location and was just cordoned...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A must visit if you are in the city. I am not generally a museum person but this was fab. Spent ages looking and wondering around. Didn't have time to check out the planetarium which was a shame

Thank caroline b
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with the family(adults), it's very informative but there is just too much to see and if you are not that much into space you might get bored of the long paragraphs. I loved the interactive screens and wish there where more of them.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It was AMAZING. We went on the free tour with Steve as our guide - he was brilliant and well worth the sore legs from 2 hours of free insights and information! Also - did I mention free?! Go there.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Too be honest I found it a bit dated, really needs a bit of a freshen up. It's still worth a visit but I was not blown away.

Thank qwerty666420
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Our kids didn't like to go to the museums till we got to the National Air and Space Museum. This is most interesting and attractive place. Be ready to spend good 4-5 hours their.

Thank Genya B
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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.