National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

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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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  • Unfortunately it’s closed till fall for renovation, I’ve been there 5 times, and every time I discover something new and interesting 
    Unfortunately it’s closed till fall for renovation, I’ve been there 5 times, and every time I discover something new and interesting  more »
  • We clould have stayed much longer. There was so much ot see and learn. The whole experience was very educational 
    We clould have stayed much longer. There was so much ot see and learn. The whole experience was very educational  more »
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  • 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 not 5 stars. There were a great variety of instruments donated from space institutions and it made a thorough learning experience! I recommend going early for short lines at the flight simulator.
  • 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. Wright Brother's area is very small and incredibly crowded. Too small for a museum. So I recommend trying to go before or after the busy hours.

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