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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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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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Private Smithsonian Combo Tour: Museum of American History Plus Air and Space...
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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 - 17:00
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 29 July 2016

Lots of interesting and historical displays of various space programs. Entry is free but there are fees for the movies and the flight simulators. Plan on at least 2 hours. This museum can get very busy so plan on visiting first thing in the morning...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The National air & Space Museum is a place where you can see some of the actual vehicles that made history. The Bell X-1 that Chuck Yeager flew to brake the sound barrier, the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, Charles Lindberg's Spirit of St. Louis.....aaaaand...More

Thank Wulfhere
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was my 2nd visit to this museum, and I thought it was great! Family-friendly place to visit (for FREE) which is always great. You could spend 30 minutes or 8 hours walking around - depending how much you want to see. Activities for kids,...More

Thank illini G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

As a fighter pilot for 14 yrs & an Airline Captain for 27 yrs& owning 4 planes from a Russian fighter trainer to a motor glider I feel my endorsement is correct.D0 NOT MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND SEVERAL HOURS THERE !

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I went on Saturday, July 21, at 12:45 pm. The line appeared to be long, and I wasn't excited about standing for what I thought was going to be 30 minutes. But it actually on took about 8 minutes to get through the security. Once...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A must see for a visor to Washington, DC. Not only it's free, like all the other Smithsonian institutions, but it offers a great selection of all things flying. The exhibits take you from the early days of flying machines, thru space exploration to military...More

Thank 327aniak
Reviewed 28 July 2016

It is free admission & the exhibits were awesome. It was very busy the day I was there and they had a small line up for security before getting into the museum. Most of the museums in DC are quite large so plan accordingly to...More

Thank Pete905416
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great museum that you could spend all day in. A ton of history! Planes from WWII along with several items from NASA. Interesting and worth taking the time to visit. Plus, it's free.

Thank InMyOpinion77
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The National Air and Space Museum is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Twenty dollar is parking ticket ! Otherwise this is a free attraction! Its a must visit ! Imax show is too good ! The display of concord and apollo space...More

Thank Prabhneer P
Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you are an aviation fan, you will be in heaven here with canvas bi-planes and a F-35 prototype. Space Shuttle Discovery, Concorde, Blackbird, Enola Gay, Nazi Jets, Lockheed Constellation and the list goes on and on and on. There is just no end to...More

Thank Trupe R
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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.