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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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Address: 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
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So much to see.

You would have to spend a whole day here to really take in everything. They have a viewing area for restorations, simulators, Mcdonalds on site, tons of aircraft and the amazing... read more

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

You would have to spend a whole day here to really take in everything. They have a viewing area for restorations, simulators, Mcdonalds on site, tons of aircraft and the amazing Dicovery Space Shuttle. The imax theatre is amazing. We watched D-day in 3D.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are big fans of the Smithsonian and have spent MANY hours at the DC Air and Space Museum, but this is a different experience. The massive display of aircraft is awesome--you get a sense of both scale and history. Plan for a day and be sure to go up to the observation deck. You go to the awesome top... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Udvar-Hazy Center during our class field trip. So much to see! I highly recommend visiting the IMAX theater. Carve out at least half a day to see the wonderful exhibits.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had heard about this museum from a supplier at work. I felt this museum was a bit more grown up than the one on the mall. I went early on a Saturday, and while it was busy, it wasn't packed. I liked how close up you could get to the planes and rockets, it gave me a greater perspective... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Udvar-Hazy center is located by Dulles International Airport. It is off the beat tour seen by most visiting Washington D.C. and requires some planning to visit. Well worth the time to see some one of the kind of a kind in existence air and space exhibits.

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Rockledge, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful day at the museum. The way they have displayed the planes and other displays is awesome. Everything has a plaque with information. Saw the Enola Gay and the space shuttle Discovery. Many activities for children of all ages. Even with 1,000 students visiting it was still very enjoyable. Be aware McDonald's is the only place to eat... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The exhibits at this museum far outweigh the ones in DC proper. You need to plan a day for this visit, but it is well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an awesome museum! You have to pay to park before 4pm but admission is free. They have a space shuttle and an SR-71 on display, along with a ton of other things. There is also a great IMAX theater inside (not free / has a limited selection of wine and beer if that's your thing). We have seen... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ideal for the plane lovers. The history of aviation is rich. Beautiful location. The surroundings are picture perfect and spacious. The staff is friendly and helpful. Will return.

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Manassas, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't realize that this museum was quite so large when we made plans to go. We could easily have spent most of the day there. However, after about 3 hours, we had reached our fill of airplanes. There are several signs to read, explaining the history of planes, but maybe the free guided tour would have been a better... More 

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