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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
+1 703-572-4118
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In addition to the one in downtown DC, this enourmous Smithsonian Air & Space Museum about 15 miles west in Chantilly, VA is an absolute Must See. It is fascinating for all ages and levels of interest. In fact, the sheer size, history and scope...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the air and space museum. We took our grand kids this past weekend. Our 22 month old had his first trip and was so excited by the planes, rockets, and even the space suits. It is a wonderful place to visit and it...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 1 week ago

REAL planes, REAL shuttles, and REAL History. If you want to see some of the most amazing engineering in aeronautics to date, this is a must see attraction. Everything from the actual Enola Gay to an actual Space Shuttle is on display in this very...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection of aviation and space artifacts include very important ones that made history, among them Concorde, Enola Gay, Discovery Shuttle, and SR-71. I recommend this museum as a must, even is off the beaten path, you shouldn't miss it if you are in Washington....More

Thank smartquest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum near Dulles is the best I have visited. The museum is laid out great you can view the aircraft from different levels. The lighting is good for taking photographs. They have one of the 3 surviving shuttles that went...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a great collection and the entry just stuns you... but for the non-aficionado it is not the easiest museum if you have no clue what this or that plane meant for the history of flight. And you can't go in to the...More

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family's favorite Smithsonian is the Air and Space Museum. The Udvar-Hazy Center was new for us, as last time we were in DC they did not have this center built or available for public visitation. We loved the Udvar-Hazy Center, almost more than the...More

Thank ashley200688
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What we liked: -tons of planes, aviation equipment, NASA memorabilia (including the Discovery shuttle) -the folks at the Welcome Center gave my kids a scavenger hunt which they loved -it was very easy to get in and out of -this museum has less visitors than...More

Thank BabyDawn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you happen to have a pilot in your family be prepared to spend some time. We had about 4 hours and could have spent twice as much time. Saw the IMAX movie about aircraft carriers. It was very interesting-had views you will never see...More

Thank 63Kathyd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum contains an amazing array of historical aircraft including vintage WWI and WWII planes as well as modern jet aircraft and space vehicles. Of special note is the Enola Gay, a Concorde, an SR-71 Blackbird and the space shuttle Discovery. NOTE: while admission is...More

Thank Herkab
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luckyme623
Hi, we are thinking to take Uber from DC (with 7yr son) , what was the approx cost? How was the traffic? Did you leave DC early? Thank you in advance. Cheers
24 June 2017|
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Response from EmTravelNow | Reviewed this property |
the Museum is right by the IAD airport. So , it is far from DC. There is a bus that stops right at the door of the museum. I think it is number 983, but double check. The bus runs every 10 to 15 min. Public transportation... More
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darkfalcon500
If I could only go to one of the space museums should I go to this one or the one in downtown DC
9 June 2017|
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Response from MomMobile5 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on a few things: 1. How important is it for you to see a space shuttle? The Hazy Center has the shuttle Discovery. 2. Where are you staying and do you have a car? If you're staying downtown with no car, then... More
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apatriot73
How can I get to this museum from D.C. and back in the same day? Driving and taxi is out of the question. THank you to all that reply sincerely.
14 May 2017|
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Response from Squizzynet | Reviewed this property |
you can get a bus from the end of the metro line that goes by Dulles and the museum on a loop. I can't recall the bus number but it's on the museum website under the "how to get here" tab (or whatever it's called).
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