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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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US$ 65.00*
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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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US$ 119.00*
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Private Smithsonian Combo Tour: Museum of American History, Air and Space Museum
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Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian 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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  • 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
National Mall
+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My elementary school aged daughter loves this place. They have good rotating exhibits, and old planes you can go inside. Her favorite is going inside the planes, mine is the Amelia Earhart exhibit.

Thank Sonja S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have to admit I went because my boyfriend wanted so much to see all these machines. I thank him for that! It was awesome, the collection has the first flying machines, the Spirit of St. Lois, Amelia's plane, modern Boeings, models of satellites and...More

Thank verotrip
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the most popular museums for a reason. It has great exhibits including actual famous planes and space vehicles. You learn a lot while seeing amazing displays. There are also interactive exhibits and an iMax theater. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the larger museums in DC. Plenty to see and learn. Some of the exhibits had extremely long lines that moved slow so we missed out on seeing those items such as going into the airplane and shuttle. It is probably best to visit...More

1  Thank RyanLaG
Reviewed 3 days ago

Depending on your love for airplanes and spaceships you can stay in the museum 3 hours minimum. There are so my exhibits and so many informative descriptions that you should stay for hours. One must start from the "How Things Fly" room where one can...More

Thank strbillius
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having 3 young kids it’s often hard to get them interested in museums but this one is so hands on that I had trouble getting my kids out of there. Great activities for adults and kids we spent 3 hours there and only left as...More

1  Thank zachant1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some great things to see here. Also very hands on. So much to do we’ll have to go back. A very popular museum.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 3 days ago

So much to see. Planes, rockets, space capsules...yes, it is very crowded, but it's huge. Plan on staying a long time, and there is a great snack bar. Great souvenirs for the kids, too!!

Thank NewYorker003
Reviewed 3 days ago

The best part of it I think was the tour guides who are retired airforce pilots. They are very knowledgeable. Do not eat here. Perhaps a number of the extra cost things like movies would have made the experience better but I didn't see a...More

Thank vino2go50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Partner big fan of transportation, however a lot of what he was interested in had been moved to another location outside the main hub of Washington, we did however pay extra to see the D day landing at Dunkirk, which we had visited. This was...More

Thank andreahex
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29 July 2017|
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Response from ip29bourgeois | Reviewed this property |
Suggestion .. is better to park the car somewhere else and be safe (ie.. hotel garages, parking driveway). We use Uber service and starts walking to our destinations without any worries. Street Parking spots are limited... More
5 July 2017|
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Response from happytraveler709 | Reviewed this property |
Washington DC is served by three airports, Ronald Reagan International (DCA) is closest to downtown, just across the Potomac, Dulles is 26 miles away in VA, and Baltimore Wa is south of Baltimore. We drove to our DC trip... More
Brandi H
13 June 2017|
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Response from Keona W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, didn't feel anything when I visited last September.