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“Free admission but long line to enter”

National Air and Space Museum
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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National...
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We got there around 11AM and waited 1 hour to get in the door. There is airport style security that slows entering the museum. Once in there is more than enough to see and do. The lines disappear after 4PM but keep in mind the museum closes at 7PM.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is an excellent museum, and it is definitely a "must see" place for visitors to the Washington, DC area. Sadly, it has not changed much in the 36 years I have lived in this area.

Thank Louis B
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We went to both museums. Was really great in both. Really accessible and interesting for all ages. Found a piece of family history which we were not expecting. Highly recommend this museum for anyone interested in flight or space. If you get the opportunity do go in the planetarium the images are breathtaking.

Thank JenJenPiper
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Just as I remembered as a kid. My kids weren’t as excited because they are so used to museums with a lot more hands on activities. The flight simulators were a hit with them and worth the $10 each.

Thank tara m
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This museum incorporates several different periods of time involving aviation, but in my opinion there are several other aviation museums that are better. If this would happen to be the ONLY Air & Space mesuem you see, it is impressive. Would recommend seeing as many of the 3D movies they show throughout the day, they are informative and worth the cost.

Thank majdad04
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