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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Washington, USA
4.4 / 44
One of the most interesting museums on the Washington National Alley. Real aircraft are displayed here, or full-size copies of them. The museum also stores spacecraft, rockets, engines, command modules of space stations, spacesuits of astronauts. The exhibition opened in the middle of the 20th century. The museum is constantly conducting research and development activities.
Address:600 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington
Phone:+1 202-633-2214
Hours:monday: 10:00–17:30 tuesday: 10:00–17:30 wednesday: 10:00–17:30 thursday: 10:00–17:30 friday: 10:00–17:30 saturday: 10:00–17:30 sunday: 10:00–17:30

Despite only half the museum being open, the amount of information on display will keep you occupied for a few hours. The cafe is rather expensive but.. Read more »
A lovely gift to the city of Washington. Its a 2 floor museum with a cafe on the ground floor. The tickets are free but need to be taken. I want to sa.. Read more »
They just opened about a month and a half ago and it can be crowded there. To skip the crowd, I suggest getting free timed entry tickets. The museum i.. Read more »
We reserved timed entry tickets online when the museum was still partially in renovation. There was still a 10-15 minute to get into the museum but no.. Read more »
What an awesome incredible museum. So interactive and just tons to do! We spent 2 hours just walking around and seeing all the planes. Some of the coo.. Read more »
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is absolutely fantastic! There is so much to see there. We spent over 5 hours and I think we only saw half o.. Read more »
We got in on Oct 15th, 2022, which was the second day after reopening. A lot of people but not too bad. - no mandatory mask. - you need timed ticket .. Read more »
I'm sorry that this amazing museum is temporarily closed because it is a must see in your itinerary of places to visit. I saw aircraft that I have nev.. Read more »
All of this incredible aeronautical history for free! The Smithsonian museums are such a gift. We went with our 4 kids aged 6 to 12 and they all had a.. Read more »
This is a must see for everyone! This museum is huge! It encompasses this history of aviation in America and around the world. That particular day the.. Read more »
I'm very grateful that I had a chance to visit this amazing Museum. Being able to see the remaining from the Apollo 11 mission and the landing on the .. Read more »
I waited in line longer than I walked through the museum. I was not impressed as most exhibits are closed or not yet opened and under construction. It.. Read more »
What a great museum in the city to enjoy. If you love history and space, you should definitely check out the museum. A lot of exhibits were closed, ho.. Read more »
It's under construction until 2025 which is why it seems small right now. If you have come before hand which my family has for a good twenties years n.. Read more »
This is easily one of the best museums in the city, if not the country. The second you walk in you can see numerous hanging displays showing countles.. Read more »
We had to wait about an hour to get through security only to find half of the museum was closed (and it will be for years). The staff is very nice an.. Read more »
Great museum to stroll around for a few hours. As others mentioned, there are some exhibits that are closed so I wouldn't treat this place as a main a.. Read more »
This is a place I used to love to visit as a kid and enjoy bringing my own children here now. There's a good number of aircraft and space craft on dis.. Read more »
Really nice museum dedicated to space and air travel. They have some rockets and space suits along with some cool Wright brothers items. They are curr.. Read more »
We have been here several times and there's always something interesting to learn about. Some of the stations at the children area does not work prope.. Read more »
Wow! Amazing place for me. I was shocked that which one I should read first ? The history of GPS, the history flights. Kepler law, Ishaq Newton law, t.. Read more »
This was a nice place to visit but IMO it's a little lackluster. I think it may have been because they have things under construction. It was cool see.. Read more »
A nice place to checkout. Preferably go in non crowded hours so you can experience the whole thing without interruptions. I liked the gaming experienc.. Read more »
I didn't bother checking the website, so was surprised and disappointed that the second floor was closed to visitors because of unforseen elevator mai.. Read more »
It had very good descriptions of spacecraft and the models were amazing to see in person. It was a pity that some parts were closed, so this review is.. Read more »
The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum is such a cool place to visit. There's a ton of information available to read and listen to and countless .. Read more »
The collection is just worth it. A wide range of airplanes and helicopters from military to commercial. Unfortunately display is mixed with no theme,.. Read more »
The place is nice and quite small. There are some closed areas and attractions. They should include the latest technological advances including commer.. Read more »
Great museum. They just opened July 30th 2021. Unfortunately the second floor was closed. Hopefully they open it up soon. Great place for kids.
If you have small children just wait until they reopen the 2nd floor. It’s crowded and barely anything to see that’s of big interest to smaller kids. .. Read more »
Great museum for kids and adults both, but especially kids. Makes learning about flight and space fun. Since Covid a lot of the museum is closed for r.. Read more »
It's always cool to see spaceships and such. But it's just not ready for a lot of viewing. Renovations are going on and I think it will be better than.. Read more »
Great aviation museum but lots of exhibits were closed for renovations! It is a very popular tourist attraction with long lines to the entrance. Lucki.. Read more »
A Smithsonian Institution museum, the National Air and Space Museum opened in 1976 and is dedicated to the history of aeronautics, aviation, and space.. Read more »
The best Smithsonian for kids and adults. It is the only place where you can touch a moon rock. It also has the original Wright brothers plane and you.. Read more »
I love this museum! It is very child friendly. I just wish it wasn't closing when we got there.
It takes you into an interesting world when visiting the Air and Space Museum; it has a beauty and fascination of its own. I would love to visit it ag.. Read more »
I want to thank our tour guide so much! His name is William Causey. He was a brilliant story-teller. The museum itself is just fabulous and beyond of .. Read more »
If you are visiting Washington, DC and looking to visit some of their museums, then you have to add the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to y.. Read more »
There are a few museums that intrigue the mind and this one definitely does a great job of keeping one hooked with its exhibits and presentation. Bein.. Read more »
Wow! That's a common statement from visitors when they enter the National Air and Space Museum. It is a must-see destination in the region. The Boeing.. Read more »
Very great place, saw many things.
First of all anyone who remotely works at the Aerospace Industry must visit here! This place holds the origins of field of aerospace! The first plane .. Read more »
One of the best museums in DC. It's absolutely free.
You can learn a lot about space in a funny way!
Coolest museum ever!! This is a great place for the kids you can spend hours here. We were trapped in the museum because of a storm and we didn't even.. Read more »
One of the best museums to visit which showcases the history of aviation & space exploration, with displays of vehicles!!!
A great museum.. i had so much fun here seeing the wright brothers plane, a piece of moon space suits.. so many things. I really enjoyed myself here... Read more »