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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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The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
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  • Average6%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
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+1 202-633-1000
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was my second trip to the Museum in the past 10 years and it was the same museum as last time. Don't get me wrong it's some AWESOME stuff they have in there but if you have been there once it's ok to skip...More

Thank ZoboFlobby
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was the third time I have visited this museum. I am still thrilled when I visit. There is now a Hubble telescope exhibit and you can touch a moon rock.

Thank jareimund
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It is a very large place packed with a lot of aircraft. They also have several side rooms which are themed with several different subjects relating to aerospace and travel. I assumed that it was going to be larger than it was from pictures I...More

Thank Mfogle1
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A treasure trove of aerospace history. From the Wright flyer to the most modern drones. I took the guided tour with a retired airforce pilot which was excellent. I then spent the rest of the day looking round and still didn't see everything.

Thank Flying-Uke
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Of all the museums in Washington do not miss this. Displays of the space race, US space missions, space ships, space suits, the Wright brothers first plane that flew. Amazing experience.

Thank bigkahoona6
Reviewed 27 July 2016

So many interesting facts to read, things to see and interactive as well. There are staff around who give talks which is such a wonderful idea to bring more interaction instead of reading everything yourself. They seem very passionate about what they're talking about which...More

Thank GlobalBackpackerLife
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fantastic museum about aviation in its full depth. the museum is free and bigger than you expect standing outside. Absolute recommendable for everybody who likes aviation and/or technique.

Thank woefdram
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had visited the Air & Space Museum a few years back and I can honestly say, not much has changed. I found this museum to be old and tired and in need of some major updating.

Thank chapariant
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are plenty of reasons to go to the NSASM: you will find something for every member of the family, it's free, you can cooloff with the AC and you can eat something! Joking aside, the history and the airplanes that you will see inside...More

Thank tioalo
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Magnificent place to spend a week (if you have the time) Relive history in front of your own eyes. View the historic planes, shuttles, bombs, and much more - the actual items - not replicas! And much, much, much more

Thank Alan 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.
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.
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