Our two locations hold the largest collection of historic air & space objects in the world. In DC, see the original Wright 1903 Flyer, Apollo 11 Command Module "Columbia," and touch a Moon rock. Check out our Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA, home to the Space Shutt...
Originally called the National Air Museum when it was formed on August 12, 1946 by an act of Congress, some pieces in the National Air and Space Museum collection date back to 1876.
It's the coolest museum on the Mall, and for fellas out there, it makes your y chromosome go from lowercase to capital. – Adam Richman, Man v. Food
This is by far my favorite DC museum, from the airplanes to the space exploration exhibits, the Air and Space museum is superb.
Look Up when you walk in
The most popular museum in the nation, you'll find an amazing collection of old airplanes and aviation/space history!
In 1928, Charles Lindbergh became TIME's very first "Man of the Year." An aviator nicknamed "Lucky Lindy," Lindbergh was the first person to pilot a non-stop flight between New York and Paris in 1927.
The Museum attracts more than 9M visitors annually. You'll want a full morning or afternoon in this kid-friendly attraction. Don't miss the Milestones of Flight gallery! -- Green Guide Editor
Make sure you visit Einstein's Planetarium and watch the Black Hole Presentation.
Space geeks will love this place, for it’s home to the world's largest collection of air and spacecrafts! See ballistic missiles, Apollo 11 Command Module, and even a Star Trek USS Enterprise model.
Housing the largest collection of historic aircrafts in the world. The museum holds in trust roughly 60 000 objects, many of them are unique. Admission is free.
Kids will have light years of fun testing air velocity, propellers and more interactive exhibits in the How Things Fly area. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
See some of the most historic air/space craft including the Apollo 11 capsule, Chuck Yeager's Glamorous Glennis, and the Wright Brothers flyer!
The Hubble 3d Imax presentation is definitely the best movie. Worth the money.
Keep an eye out for Friendship 7, the spacecraft that carried Marine and astronaut John Glenn on February 20, 1962 as he became the first American to orbit the Earth.
so great that its free!
Make sure you check out the gift shop & pick up some "Space Ice Cream" (freeze dried ice cream)
Get up-close and personal with the Enola Gay and the Apollo 11 command module. The National Air and Space Museum is inspiring for kids of all ages.
go inside the spaceship
Great place for kids from about 9 and above. Could have better signs to explain the exhibits - finally realized the hanging exhibits you can view from level 1 had their signs all upstairs on level 2.
huge!!! wow had no idea!
Don't forget to check out the awesome block of aerogel beside the comet sample return capsule downstairs.
I learn something new every time I come here!
Home to Apollo 11 and the Spirit of St. Louis, this museum is a world-renowned treasure. Get there early if you hope to sneak a peek of every exhibit.
IMAX only takes cash, planetarium only takes credit card, its confusing.
Home to the Wright Brothers’ 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, be sure to pick up some space ice cream in the gift shop.
Make sure to check out the display about the planets! They have a great photo of Uranus!
Get the astronaut ice cream
The Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum houses the original shooting model of the USS Enterprise from TV's Star Trek series in the lower level of the gift shop in the National Mall building.
The IBM unit upstairs in the computer gallery is an 8K core memory unit run on vacuum tubes!
My Favorite museum!
Fun place. Best place for teaching your kids about developments in science. Some of the shows are worth paying for. Always crowded but there's always enough space for everyone.
Прекрасный бесплатный (музей), который подойдет и взрослым и детям. Обойти все выставки можно примерно за 3-5 часов.
Um dos museus mais legais de todos os tempos!
where is the Death Star???
Buenisimo!! Esta el modulo lunar.. el apollo... y el espiritu de san luis!
музей моей мечты.
O museu é sensacional
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