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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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6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
+1 202-633-2214
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have travelled a lot in my life. All over the world, and I guess you could say I am a bit of a museum-buff. I love culture and the arts in general. This museum is really one of the very best i’ve been to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank djtb4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

National Aur and Space museum is one of the best sites to explore while on Washington DC tour. It has free entry and well maintained premise. They have numerous models of air crafts that was very interesting to see and learn about.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rich_tales
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Museum presents important objects related to the history of the human and aerial conquest. But it could be more captivating and more themed. I am particularly fond of this subject and expected more from the museum. Even so, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here with a large range of ages. seven people 8-88. The whole group loved the people explaining about air and space. We ended up having to park the great grandparents at times. They didn’t seem to mind as long as they got to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there after visiting the Air & Space Museum downtown. While it certainly is impressive to see so many famous aircrafts and spacecrafts indoors, it takes a certain interest in aviation to truly appreciate the exhibits. Given the drive and the relatively high price...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elleoa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went with friends, one of whom was not into space or aviation, and we all still had a good time, and learned a lot. Our friends spouse is very non science based, and actually not interested in much of anything. However, even he ended up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Concord Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very extensive collection. We went with both teenagers and younger kids, and everyone really enjoyed it. Just a bit crowded...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GlobetrottingMari
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sorry to say that overall we were a bit disappointed in the museum. It is billed as being the most visited museum in the world It is large and has many life size exhibits of aeroplanes and space modules. The highlights were the Mercury Friendship...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Washington is blessed with many great museums ... but if you only have time to take in one - make it either the Newseum or the Smithsonian Air and Space. For a really great day - do both - as they’re only a few blocks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank calsimmons
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Would highly recommend this place, it has really cool exhibited items, such as a piece of the moon. There are so many things to See and explore. Several rooms with things to explore, quizzes you can take Part in and so much more. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
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16 January 2019|
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Response from CANADIANOntario | Reviewed this property |
Really need a week to see everything but we did 5 museums on a weekend
7 December 2018|
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Response from SandyMMc | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t park there but I did see a parking lot. I’m not sure if it was for employees or public. If it’s public im sure there is a fee. It is expensive to park anywhere there. Their website my address this. If you’re... More
7 December 2018|
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Response from RoamingReagan | Reviewed this property |
No, but there is street parking and parking garages around. I used the Park Whiz app. Very helpful. Could pay right from the app.