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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed yesterday

Great view of the history of aviation and space flight. It was great to see two planes that I have history with, The voyager and the Winnie Mae people don't know that their were 3 Winnie Mae's, my father flew the sister Winnie Mae after...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed yesterday

Washington D.C. is well known as a city where most of the museums are for free. National Air and Space Museum we visited was the most interesting museum we have ever seen. Its location is close to National Mall park at Independence avenue where you...More

Thank Milan255
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was not impressed. Many of the objects are replicas. I gave it four stars because I loved the planetarium.

Thank jcoletravel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really liked this museum. I especially loved the tickets and the world war two planes. This museum will appeal to adults and children alike although I think many men would love this museum due to its technical aspect. I really wanted to try the...More

Thank Tannecia M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although I had heard that the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum was really good, I wasn't sure that I would like it a lot. I expected a lot of photos of planes, Jets, and rockets, but not the real things. I was wrong. Sure there...More

Thank bkuster58
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best of the Smithsonian museums. Lots to do here and kids will love this one. Interactive exhibits and imax movies are excellent. A must see while in DC.

Thank Gashsweena
Reviewed 2 days ago

I could spend hours in the National Air & Space Museum but my wife and daughter wouldn't let me, they were interested in some items, but all of it for me was awesome. Some much to see and read about, various tour groups going that...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This remains one of the highlights of our 3 day trip to Washington. Both entrance and the tours are free. The lady who lead our tour was very knowledgeable and made the whole museum come to life for us. The exhibits are breath taking, particularly...More

Thank Josephine F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth visiting- free entry. Security screening on entry. Make sure you do one of their 90 minute free guided tours. Do much information. The guys do an amazing job. Gift shop on premises.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much history regarding our national air & space!! Definitely great for children and adults alike. Tons to read tho.

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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
19 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.