National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

4.6
Housing the largest collection of air and spacecraft in the world, National Air and Space Museum features the Apollo 11 command module and the Wright Brothers' biplane that launched the age of aviation in 1903. View IMAX films, try a flight simulator, visit the planetarium, or just explore hundreds of air and spacecraft, plus thousands of smaller objects--including several spacesuits worn on the moon and a real lunar rock. The museum is a haven for fans of the history and science of aviation, spaceflight, geology, and geophysics. Check online or at the entrance for IMAX movie times, daily tours, and educational activities. For National Air and Space Museum and beyond, use our Washington DC vacation maker tool to get the most from your Washington DC vacation.
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  • We were really looking forward to visiting the museum. Unfortunately we were there when most of the exhibits were closed for refurbishment. We still enjoyed our time and of course, it is free. However...  more »
  • We had a great visit. Every exhibit on point. Warning: Undergoing a very extensive renovation. Many of the exhibits are closed. But still, it's a must see.  more »
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  • First off it's free! But it's also very cool and interesting. There is two levels of things to see. A IMAX theater and a kids section. There is a food court (prices are crazy) and you can not bring any drinks or food out the court. They have guards making sure you don't. There is a gift shop on the lower level and some mini ones all around. The bathrooms are kept pretty clean but depending on the day you may have a line. The only complaint I have is it was really hot upstairs. I'm not sure if it's always that way or just on the day we went. Who knows. Regardless its definitely a museum that you should visit. We spent 2 hours there and enjoyed every bit of it.
  • Free fabulous and out of this world. Every exhibit is somewhat interactive. No matter what your age, you cant help but feel like a kid when you walk through these doors. At 62 I can still hear Walter Cronkite still broadcasting all of the space missions through our living room TV set. Amazing history preserved for future generations.
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