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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum

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Southwest Washington, Washington
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  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchJune 26, 2013
    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.
  • Isa L.
    Isa LaraAugust 28, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Check out the Stardust comet sample return capsule in the Milestones of Flight gallery - it collected samples of interstellar dust!
  • Melissa E.
    Melissa EspositoOctober 31, 2015
    Planetarium shows.
  • The Liaison Capitol Hill
    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.
  • Brian M.
    Brian MichaelJanuary 19, 2013
    Get the astronaut ice cream
  • Your Go to Gal
    Your Go to GalSeptember 6, 2011
    It's not only the world's most famous museum, but its also free!
  • Carinne S.
    I took one of the free tours .. it was great and the docent was amazing!
  • Marco G.
    Marco GiraudiAugust 14, 2014
    Very impressive museum. All the history of space exploration and conquest. To be visited.
  • GE Aviation
    GE AviationFebruary 15, 2012
    GE Aviation is a big supporter of NASM, so be sure to check out our J79-GE-2 Turbojet Engine!
  • Thiago N.
    Thiago NoriDecember 11, 2010
    Check on the left ceiling the DC3. This aircraft was responsible for the dropping of the airbornes troops on the WWWII.
  • Alicia C.
    Alicia CarrazanaMarch 31, 2013
    Great museum
  • André C.
    André CherinJanuary 21, 2016
    Absolutely amazing!
  • Christine L.
    Try to go early. It gets pretty packed in the afternoon. Great exhibits. My faves were Exploring the Planets, Amelia Earhart, and the one w/ the ISS.
  • loran j.
    loran jonakApril 1, 2015
    They have a lot of great things here. 2 hours was not enough!
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 1, 2010
    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.
  • Kevin C.
    Kevin CraveAugust 11, 2012
    Make sure you look up. Cool things up there
  • Helen K.
    Helen KaneApril 13, 2012
    I heard this was the most visited museum in the world. Make sure you go to the observatory next door between 1:00-3:00 to get a glimpse of Venus &the sun. Great Experience!!!!
  • Ben B.
    Ben BlueJuly 5, 2013
    Hubble 3d is awesome!!!
  • Mark A.
    Mark AbsherOctober 25, 2011
    Dont plan to eat here if you are a vegetarian. 0 options! :-(
  • 鰆 大.
    鰆 大葉May 2, 2015
    Moon rock is on 2nd floor.
  • Sandro D.
    Didn't like it at all. Very boring
  • Jessica P.
    Jessica PlacenciaMarch 1, 2015
    Really cool exhibits !
  • Ely T.
    Ely TorresinSeptember 27, 2013
    A must see for aviation enthusiasts!
  • Calla S.
    Bathrooms on upper and lower levels.
  • Miguel d.
    Miguel de LeonMay 19, 2015
    It's free! So many tourists though.
  • Lorena R.
    Lorena Ruiz DomínguezAugust 22, 2016
    The flight simulator is the very best!
  • Fairuz M.
    Fairuz MaggioJanuary 17, 2015
    A lot of exhibits about transportation through the years from cars and ships to planes and spaceships. So much fun for all ages!
  • John S.
    John SwartApril 8, 2016
    Wright Flyer is a must see.
  • James
    JamesApril 11, 2013
    Great place:)
  • Bradley C.
    Bradley CookAugust 1, 2016
    Planes all around, and that's great. Tons of people make it hard to move and get to see anything, though. Try to get on the flight simulator, it's the best!
    Upvoted Jun 30
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BaconMarch 24, 2014
    Busy place and a lot to do in a day
  • Sophia M.
    Sophia ModuAugust 26, 2014
    Awesome museum very kid friendly highly recommend it.
  • Donald J.
    Donald JamesApril 30, 2016
    The new IMAX movie "A Beautiful Planet" is AWESOME
  • Vladimir I.
    Vladimir ISeptember 7, 2014
    Many USSR space explorations here, interesting.
  • Eduardo I.
    Eduardo IríasJuly 29, 2016
    Impressive! Don't miss the simulations!
  • sam r.
    sam rApril 3, 2013
    If you like this museum, visit the Udvar Hazy Center at Dulles!
  • Dimka P.
    Dimka PronikDecember 24, 2015
    Best museum ever! Many interactive installations. And Moon Rock!
  • Suzette V.
    Suzette ValleSeptember 4, 2011
    The moon rocks are amazing to see!
  • Deniz T.
    A must go in DC!!!
  • Dave H.
    Dave HoptonDecember 2, 2011
    Great free attraction, definitely worth a visit
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzFebruary 20, 2015
    Must see! First airplane, actual crafts that flew!!! Take a tour, docents are amazing
  • Andre L.
    Andre LiuJuly 6, 2013
    I could spend 3 days here, easily!
  • Charles E. K.
    Charles E. Kassel IIIAugust 22, 2011
    Plan on a full day here!
  • Z
    ZAugust 16, 2011
    its free to get in!
  • Amber R.
    Amber RiordanMarch 2, 2012
    looks awesome
  • Crescentrating Halal Friendly Travel
    The Air and Space Museum boasts of the largest collection of aircraft and spacecraft. This museum is a part of the Smithsonian Institution too! Read more
  • TIME
    TIMEFebruary 29, 2012
    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.
  • Santiago R.
    Santiago RiveraJuly 23, 2011
    Check out the NASA Art exhibit! Very cool pieces and unique collection in the museum.
  • Jon R.
    Jon RiceJanuary 24, 2012
    Still one of the most awe-inspiring museums anywhere.
  • David M.
    The Planetarium is cool the kids loved it.
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