Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Our two locations hold the largest collection of historic air & space objects in the world. In DC, see the original Wright 1903 Flyer, Apollo 11 Command Module "Columbia," and touch a Moon rock. Check out our Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA, home to the Space Shuttle Discovery.
The Air and Space Museum is currently under renovation and many sections are closed off. However it is still one of my favorite museums to take the kids to. There are exhibits for young kids and older. It’s best for kids 8 and older but my six year old enjoys the space exhibits a lot too. There are…
One of our favorite museums in DC if you like space. Tons of cool exhibits and retired space craft.
Attracting millions of people each year, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum contains a trove of celebrated aircraft, including Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis and Wilbur and Orville Wright's 1903 Wright Flyer, among others. Exhibits include a…
The Air & Space Museum is another favorite museum! I would recommend viewing one of the short films in the IMAX Planetarium. All of them are fantastic!
This is one of the best museums on the planet. moon rocks you can touch, rockets, the space program, famous planes. It is fascinating.
Planes, spacecraft, and even part of the moon! This is easily the most popular museum in the city. A great spot if you have children! FREE to visit.
“Great museum for kids to explore. It gets crowded so reserve your (free) entry pass in advance.”
“The National Museum of American History displays the heritage of the United States in the area of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. Among some of the items to see is the original Star-Spangled Banner.”
“Lovers of art who appreciate collections from all over the world would love touring this museum.”
“Always free of charge, the Smithsonian National Zoo is one of Washington D.C.'s and the Smithsonian's most popular tourist spots.”