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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-1000
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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National 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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my 4th trip here, and each time I've gone I'm impressed by the new exhibits here! I love the interactive exhibits, and I like how the staff is very knowledgeable in these exhibits.

Thank travlinrn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience of air & space with beginning of basic air crafts of wright brothers to today's super advance technology, displaying largest collection of air crafts to Mars space shuttle, cockpits of aircrafts, movie theatres, world war historic movie, it's really a wonderful time in...More

Thank Neelam G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Machines that fly, and kill, are all set out for scientific display. Air and space, in war and in peace, a ground for state-of-the-art showoff and faceoff. Of course let's all make it a better place for the maximum beneficiary of human beings, and pray!

Thank simonfung888
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm not one to like space and air travel, so this museum was pretty boring. The flight simulator, however, was very fun. The prices of food at the Mcdonald's in the food court was almost double the regular prices. Also, a security guard at the...More

Thank lylauren
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must visit location . Adults and kids alike love this venue. Everything from yesteryear to tomorrow.

Thank M7286DUdanm
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great museum to see flying things from the Wright Brothers to Wars to Space Missions. The moon rock was a bit disappointing because of course you think of a rock, not a flattened piece that feels like plastic but nature of that many people...More

Thank lynnetteb235
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am an aviation junkie... when in DC this is a "must stop" for me!!! It never gets old. This amazing collection of historic aviation and aerospace artifacts is an awesome place for individuals, families and groups!

Thank Scotty M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Examples of US and USSR space race. Real rockets and space suits, equipment that have been to space & back. Even Spirit of St Louis and Starship Enterprise are here. The IMAX films are a great break from walking.

Thank susanaquerida
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was one of my favorite museums. A lot to see, but so worth the trip. We did spend time and took in a lot. Took lots of pictures. Worth going to and seeing our history in action.

Thank SingerTrainer
Reviewed 3 days ago

For anyone with even the slightest interest in any aspect of aviation -- from the mechanics of aircraft engines to the history of space exploration to the development of the airline stewardess -- NASM by itself is worth a trip to Washington, and if you...More

Thank Dan G
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Brandi H
Does the second floor shake?
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.
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Chair68
Lines on Sunday mornings?
11 June 2017|
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Response from laks004 | Reviewed this property |
Smithsonian sometimes offer discounted/ free tickets for the first IMAX show. Otherwise, Sunday mornings aren't too crowded.
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Carole517
Does anyone know if there is a scooter rental company right near the mall? Not sure my husband can spend a whole day walking it. But only need it for one day to do the memorials and monuments.
31 May 2017|
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Response from chromedragon | Reviewed this property |
After a brief search found swiftwheelsdc Says free delivery, looks to have an assortment of "wheels" including motorized wheelchairs. Have to say I didn't see many (any?) motorized wheelchairs on the National Mall or in the... More
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