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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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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian 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.
  • 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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s been on the bucket list for a long time but it has always been something getting in between. At last I made it and it was even better than expected. All aviation history in one place

Thank anders l
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Museum will return with my kids next time. The Smithsonian museums are great and even better free to get in. Must see in DC!

Thank madisonsteel
Reviewed yesterday

Aviation has changed our world over the last century and it is well documented here. Go to see iconic pieces of that progress. Expect crowds.

Thank minn_traveler612
Reviewed yesterday

Udvar Hazy Air and Space Museum is such a great experience for all of us, my grandchildren really enjoyed every single aspect. The IMAX theatre was amazing!

Thank deborahcM4493KK
Reviewed yesterday

This museum always ranks at the top of the favorite museums in Washington DC. Deservedly so. It is chock-full of the history of flight and spaceflight, and our country's dominant role in both. There are many hands-on displays, high-tech movies, and low-tech models. The only...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We didn’t get to see all of this museum, but what we did see was fantastic. My friend loved planes and even though I went just for him, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. We watched Journey to the Stars in the dome theatre in Einstein’s Planetarium,...More

Thank Corinne F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent a weekend afternoon here with our toddler, who is obsessed with planes and rockets. The beauty of this museum is that it appeals to every age, so there’s something for everyone. Toddlers and small children can run around the large exhibit areas on...More

Thank DeVere K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only 4 stars because of its competition. Anywhere else in the country it is probably a five star stop. It is hard to beat the iconic Wright Flyer, Spirit of St Louis and Apollo 11 Command Module... very worth seeing and the museum is great...More

Thank TD8
Reviewed 2 days ago

Huge museum in the center of Washington DC. Not far from subway and in walking distance from most other attractions. Some more walk-in items than the museum at Dulles but don't miss any of them if you like Air and Space.

Thank eghdf
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This Air Miseum was the best I have ever visited. It was layed out in an easy to follow Plan. The guided tour was not only interesting but educational and fun. The tour guide was so knowledgeable and humorous he was fun to Follow. I...More

Thank SGPDX
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SGMac
13 November 2017|
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Response from ananole | Reviewed this property |
If you arrive prior to start, get on list. Don't expect to walk right in and have a space available for next start time during peak season.
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SGMac
13 November 2017|
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Just turn up, no need to reserve
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thesassysurfer
29 July 2017|
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Response from jordantps | Reviewed this property |
The only free parking is on the street, and they are hard to come by, particularly on weekends. There is underground parking, and other paid spaces nearby.
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