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.
National Air and Space Museum Reviews
Even though this topic was not number one on the list, I was very impressed with the layout and overall vastness of what I was witnessing. The fact that so many capsules, aircraft, engines, modules..... more »
I love aviation and aerospace technologies. This is definitely the place. The vast history of flight awaits. Hit the gift shop before leaving and try the freeze dried Astronaut Ice Cream! Kid's of all ages will love it. One caveat: the museum is in a seven year phased renovation. While I was there (summer 2019) the airplanes where not available to see. Make sure to check the website to see what is accessible prior to visiting.
Dear management what did you do to this museum??? It used to be awesome. Now it looks like a children's playground. Did you take all the planes to the other location near the airport?? A lot of people don't have the means to go that far. I have been here twice. First time was great because all the planes etc were still there. Second time was a big disappointment
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