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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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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 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
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+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed today via mobile

I had come here several times in last 30 years Today we were here with our Grandson. Enjoying exhibits and IMAX movies

Thank Bharat P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my family don’t normal do museums but the air and space museum is a must when visiting DC All of my siblings are above the age of 15 but we loved the VCR stimulater and the journey to the stars was just incredible....More

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Reviewed yesterday

We used to live in Los Angeles, CA, there is also an amazing air and space museum and I already thought it was incredible there (they even have one of the space shuttles). But let me tell you, this museum beats it hands down... it...More

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Reviewed yesterday

So interesting we spent hours looking around. A Museum not to be missed. The space ships and lunar modules were amazing.

Thank Judith B
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Reviewed yesterday

I had never heard of James Smithson until I came to Washington,but he donated over $500,000 to the USAin the1830's - a British scientist, thus created, maybe the countries best museums. In my opinion, better than NewYork .... and they are all FREE!!! Maybe the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free museum and for a guided tour they only ask for a donation! Worth visiting if you are in Washington DC!

Thank Katie A
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Reviewed yesterday

There is so much to see and to do here. Great for all ages so do stop by and check out this museum. It is also free which is great. So many things that you wouldn't expect to see.

Thank MGCMGF
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great for adults and children plenty of interactive activities would recommend. Spirit of St Louis through to rockets an space craft

Thank gregmapp
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Reviewed yesterday

Need more time to see. There will be a long queue for submarine. If you are in tour then the time given by the tour guide is not enough as the museum is quite big.

Thank Shri K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Long lines for exhibits to see inside of the plane and space station. Visitors are unaware of the concept of EXIT and ENTER and so ‘bunch’ up in some exhibits making it impossible to see. If you have been to the Kennedy Space Centre in...More

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Anthony S
18 July 2018|
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Response from Andrea R | Reviewed this property |
They were open but you should always check first because museums being federal buildings they have some special schedules sometimes
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Luis R
19 June 2018|
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Response from MJSpock | Reviewed this property |
It’s open to everyone. You can go by yourself.
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tiptoezzz
13 June 2018|
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Response from JohnandJaneS | Reviewed this property |
2+ hours. Longer if its crowded on a weekend or summer afternoon. It can be wall to wall people when its crowded.
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