Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum

Science Museum · Southwest Washington
600 Independence Ave SW (at 6th St SW), Washington, D.C. 20560, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:30 PM
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Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
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Free

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... (See all)

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    Parker T.
    "Great museum, Apollo 11, moon rock, and amazing aircraft history"(18 Tips)
    John E.
    "Apollo 11 module remake at the entrance."(18 Tips)
    Cindy S.
    "from the Wright Brothers to space ships!The Imax movies are great!"(14 Tips)
    Jaim E.
    "Great museum, and the planetarium is also amazing!"(11 Tips)
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  • Ana L.

    museu super divertido tanto para crianças quanto para adultos. não deixe de passar na lojinha, tem muita coisa legal para levar de lembrança :)

    Ana Luiza · 4 days ago
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  • Mayra  .

    Is the best museum in DC

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  • Chris D.

    If you only have time to do one Museum, this is the one to go to. If you have time the one at Dulles is even better!

    Chris Dawson · 5 days ago
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  • Vincent D.

    It's free and a lovely experience for kids

    Vincent De Wit · 6 days ago
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  • Nathaniel E.

    It's the most popular museum in DC, second most popular in the world (after the Louvre). Definitely go on off hours.

    Nathaniel Eliason · 1 week ago
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  • Kseni

    Классный музей из фильма "Ночь в музее -2")) а если серьезно - потрясающая коллекция истории авиации и космонавтики! Must see!

    Kseni · 1 week ago
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  • John E.

    I absolutely love the historical modules they have there and especially the flight simulations they were so much fun and I love how they have the Apollo 11 module remake at the entrance.

    John Eich · 1 week ago
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  • Césare S.

    Você pode tocar em uma pedra lunar.

    Césare Scheid Winck · 2 weeks ago
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  • Fredrik O.

    Great stuff for the entire family

    Fredrik Olasveengen · 2 weeks ago
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  • Ariel S.

    A little dated

    Ariel Shalev · 2 weeks ago
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  • Uldar

    Muy chulo y lo mejor, gratis

    Uldar · 3 weeks ago
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  • Andy Z.

    Awesome all I can say

    Andy Zophy · August 4
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  • 김형래 H.

    아이들에게 딱 좋은 장소. 시니어에게 쉴 공간을 만들어 주세요. 아주 대단히 큰 맥도랄드 매장을 보았습니다. 공장형 맥도날드가 있는 곳입니다.

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  • Val E.

    Enjoyed the entire place

    Val Elsheikh · July 27
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  • Daniel M.

    Better for a children than adults. Houston space museum is much better

    Daniel Mokin · July 25
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  • James Z.

    Crowded, but to be expected in tourist-heavy DC. Plenty of intriguing exhibits, give yourself plenty of time!

    James Zimenoff · July 24
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  • The Ritz-Carlton

    As you explore, make sure you pay a visit to The Spirit of St. Louis, the world famous aircraft that took Charles Lindbergh on the first non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927.

    The Ritz-Carlton · July 22
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  • Lydia S.

    Very cool and fun for all ages!

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  • Tony S.

    Always packed and not as good as I expected.

    Tony Stark · July 15
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  • Matt

    Go to the bathrooms upstairs. They are less crowded.

    Matt · July 14
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  • Ashley H.

    This place was awe-mazing

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  • Brett G.

    Nerd heaven. I love everything about this place.

    Brett Garwood · July 11
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  • Beatriz Mitie Y.

    Mtooo bom!!! O museu, que faz parte do conjunto Smithsonian, com certeza vale o esforço e o preço ( free). As instalações são enormes e interativas, merece a atenção de todos os turistas...

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  • Caio Weil V.

    Needless to say that is the best museum in DC. At least for the engineers like me..

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  • Nicolas P.

    Best museum ever.

    Nicolas Padula · July 9
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  • Victor R.

    Great museum, mandatory visit if you are in DC

    Victor Ramirez · July 8
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  • Oscar P.

    Iba algo decepcionado por el tamaño del lugar pero al ver el avión de los hermanos Wright se cumplieron mis expectativas, sólo por eso vale la pena la entrada.

    Oscar Pardo · July 2
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  • Mark B.

    Probably 2nd most popular Smithsonian.Free to public, but IMAX costs $12, but significant discount if you get Smithsonian membership which is only $12 for whole family.Check out the Flight Simulators.

    Mark B · June 29
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  • Glaelis S.

    Love this museum! One whole day is not enough here! There's too much to see!!!

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  • Daniel S.

    This was an awesome place. I have to come back here.

    Daniel Santiago · June 27
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  • Guerrera De Pelo C.

    I love the fly simulator! You turn completely in your seat.

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  • Mike D.

    Spirit of St. Louis. Don't forget to touch the moon rock.

    Mike Davis · June 23
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  • Andrew M.

    Lots of interesting stuff, the theatre was really cool too

    Andrew Marshall · June 15
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  • Benjamin D.

    crowded, but there is a lot of space so you aren't being run over. check out the room about The Wright Brothers

    Benjamin Doyle · June 10
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  • Erika

    Tente se programar para visitar com calma, pois vale a pena!

    Erika · June 4
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  • Maria

    Everything!

    Maria · June 3
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  • Eric L.

    So many children.....

    Eric Liu · June 3
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  • Dimitar V.

    Go to one of the free museum tours --- the best way to get an overview of the museum

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  • Santi C.

    If you're a geek and plan to skip this museum, you're out of your mind! Best museum ever for techies.

    Santi Caamaño · June 2
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  • John O.

    Great collection but boy can it be crowded

    John Olsen · May 20
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  • Miguel d.

    It's free! So many tourists though.

    Miguel de Leon · May 19
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  • Aaron S.

    Go to the location in Virginia. Discovery shuttle is located there.

    Aaron Smith · May 13
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  • J V.

    Aviones de todos los tiempos. Incluso el módulo lunar se encuentra aquí. El de DaVinci también

    J V · May 12
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  • ooo O.

    Moon rock is on 2nd floor.

    ooo Ono · May 2
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  • Andres

    No te vayas sin tocar la toca lunar // Don't leave without having touched the moon rock.

    Andres · May 2
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  • Alexandre R.

    Très joli musée ! L'un des endroits incontournables de Washington D.C si vous aimez l'aviation ou l'espace !

    Alexandre Rocourt · April 30
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  • Toni B.

    Wear walking shoes

    Toni Buendia · April 27
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  • Parker T.

    Great museum, Apollo 11, moon rock, and amazing aircraft history

    Parker T · April 20
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  • @jeffreydepp

    Best Museum in Washington DC!

    @jeffreydepp · April 16
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  • Trever L.

    Great museum and free to go to.

    Trever Loynd · April 14
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