Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is home to thousands of aircraft and space artifacts. You can explore on your own or take a guided tour for more information about the impressive collection. Witness significant pieces of aviation history, such as the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde, and several World War II planes, before heading up the center’s observation tower to watch planes in action at the nearby airport. Don’t miss the opportunity to have your photo taken in front of a real-life space shuttle. There is an on-site IMAX theater, but tickets for its showings do sell out, so buy online in advance. Bring a jacket with you, as the large hangars can get cold. Make Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center a part of your Chantilly vacation plans using our Chantilly journey planning tool .
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  • A must see in the D.C. area. Wonderful place to see historical air ships first hand! It is a wonderful place to take groups or a family.  more »
  • I would strongly suggest taking one of the free docent led tour’s that are available when first getting there. The first tour leaves at 10:30 AM. The tour desk is located on the ground floor below the...  more »
  • This an amazing place for aviation enthusiasts. The sheer number of aircraft on display is astounding. Ranging from the earliest gliders, to the jets of the Cold War, to the stealth fighters of modern times; this place has it all. You can even see aircraft being restored near the rear. The simulators are fun especially given their relatively low price.
  • Great experience and was in my opinion much more comprehensive than the D.C. version with a fraction of the crowds. I was happy to spend my day here, although didn't offer any option for food besides a McDonald's, which may be a turn off for some. Overall, come here if you are interested in aviation, or if you like museums. Very nice place

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