National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C., DC

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601 Independence Ave SW

Washington D.C., DC 20560

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(202) 633-1000

http://airandspace.si.edu

  • 5 mentions in Best of the Smithsonian?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...Museum is Julia Childs kitchen and I love seeing Bunny Rabbit from the Captain Kangaroo Show. Way before your time!!!! The National Air and Space Museum is probably the most crowded. If nothing else walk through the main lobby where there are airplanes hanging everywhere...." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Walk around it to see outdoor sculptures and duck inside if you have time to see what they have going on. National Air and Space Museum- I personally think this is the most boring museum on the mall and I prefer the airplane-packed counterpart..." See More

    • Luke D.

      Luke D. said, "...Museum of Natural History is excellent, and so is the National Air and Space Museum, at least for nerds like me. If you're really into aerospace I have to recommend the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center out by Dulles. The SR71 is worth the trip..." See More

    • Tristan W.

      Tristan W. said, "...Two worth checking out 1. National Air and Space Museum was really cool. I loved all things NASA when I was younger so it was really interesting for me to come and actually see ships that had been in space. 2. Museum of Natural History-..." See More

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...History has the most variety, from First Lady gowns to Dorothy's slippers, to Julia Child's kitchen to the history of transportation. National Air and Space Museum is just as interesting but on the opposite side of the Mall. either of these can use up most..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Looking for things to do in DC?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...you'll have to transfer - it isn't difficult - just see the map for details). http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm Your son may enjoy the National Air and Space Museum or the American Museum of Natural History. The National Museum of American History has some really interesting exhibits too...." See More

    • Faheem N.

      Faheem N. said, "...I agree that the National Air and Space Museum is a good bet, esp for your son. You can always use Capital BikeShare and bike to your destination. For food and little bit of history, you can always walk to Eastern Marketand grab something to..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...Tiffany covered everything beautifully - the only thing I'd add is that if you go to the National Air and Space Museum- which I would recommend, as it's one of the more unique DC museums - I'd walk from Union Station rather than take..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Fun free things to do in D.C.?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...and culture and eat at the most expensive, but best museum cafe at the mall, the Mitsitam Cafe - it's delicious. National Air and Space Museum- This museum has a sister museum near the Dulles Airport that is also free and has an impressive..." See More

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...a lunch. The museum food is expensive. FYI, if you eat McDonalds, there is a small portable McDonalds next to the National Air and Space Museum. It does not offer a full menu but has some basic stuff. Otherwise most everything on the mall..." See More

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "...charge.)You can cover oriental, middle eastern, modern, Euro-American art, U.S. history, National Museum Of The American Indian, Museum of Natural History, National Air and Space Museum. Hiking on C&O canal starts in Georgetown (Washington DC); can also rent bikes there; United States National Arboretum..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best monuments in DC to take kids?

    • angel v.

      angel v. said, "...lots of kids can play on a famous sculpture. On the Washington Mall itself, there's the Museum of Natural History and National Air and Space Museum. The National Zoological Park is also a ton of fun for the kids as well as Nats baseball..." See More

    • Polly J.

      Polly J. said, "...Kids love the Museum of Natural History because of all of the animals. Older kids love both National Air and Space Museum Natural History...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Kaitlyn K.

      Kaitlyn K. said, "...too; lots of diversity! There are some WONDERFUL museums that will be in your guidebooks but are worth checking out. The National Air and Space Museum is very interactive and interesting for the whole family; it has some really amazing IMAX presentations as well as..." See More

    • Kaitlyn K.

      Kaitlyn K. said, "...too; lots of diversity! There are some WONDERFUL museums that will be in your guidebooks but are worth checking out. The National Air and Space Museum is very interactive and interesting for the whole family; it has some really amazing IMAX presentations as well as..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to see in Georgetown?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...and the Pavilion Café has a Café that is a very nice spot to sit and relax outside. Next to the National Air and Space Museum is a portable mini McDonalds for fast food. Otherwise, I suggest picking up some food or snacks and carrying..." See More

  • 1 mention in Road Trip from Gatlinburg - Hyde Park

    • Janelle K.

      Janelle K. said, "...hiking. Washington, DC is also a great place to spend a few days. Some kid/teen friendly sites are the Smithsonian museums: National Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport, Museum of Natural History and National Museum of American History in downtown DC. If it's still..." See More

  • 1 mention in East Coast Road Trip from Charlotte, NC to Portland, Maine Itinerary Ideas?

    • Jillian T.

      Jillian T. said, "...bit brutal in DC. As for what to see? I'm personally a fan of any of the Smithsonian Museums, but especially National Air and Space Museum, National Zoological Park, and Natural History Museum. But - they're all amazing. From the DC/Baltimore area, you have..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to make the most of three days in DC

    • Karen E.

      Karen E. said, "...All of the national museums are free: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery, American Museum of Natural History, Asian art, Freer Gallery of Art or the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. There are approx 15 world class options, pick..." See More

  • 1 mention in Getting from Union Station to National Mall?

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...It is a 1.2 mile walk from Union Station to the National Air and Space Museum on the Washington Mall . Walking there, you will pass by the United States Capitol , so be sure to walk south on either Louisiana Ave or Delaware Avenue..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best attractions & cheap food in DC?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...War Veterans Memorial If you have young ones in your group or you are young at heart Museum of Natural History National Air and Space Museum () Also, give this tool a try which recommends an itinerary of top attractions organized to reduce traveling around..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 year d boy

    • M H.

      M H. said, "...I second the National Air and Space Museum. I'd also add the National Zoo Dr NW, National Building Museum, International Spy Museum, Smithsonian Institution: Discovery Theater, a sporting event (Washington Teams: Redskins, Nationals, Capitals, Wizards), Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts ,..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with teens on spring break?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...other hand, is a bit pricey, but worth it. As for Smithsonians, it totally depends on what interests your kids. The National Air and Space Museum is very popular (but the one in Dulles is better - the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center & National Air..." See More

  • 1 mention in Seeing D.C. with kids?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...all the DC Smithsonians, the Museum of Natural History is the most fun on the mall for boys. They'll like the National Air and Space Museum too, but the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Smithsonian near the Dulles Airport is better...." See More

  • 1 mention in First time visiting Washington, DC

    • amery c.

      amery c. said, "...you there. If you are a history lover then it offers several remarkable memorials in downtown. Monuments and Museums as well. National Air and Space Museum and Museum of Natural History and many others. I am a huge fan of nature's and history's charm so..." See More

  • 1 mention in what are the must sees for a 3 day stay next week in washington dc ?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...(via Tidal Basin to possibly see Cherry Blossoms - Could peek next week) One of the many memorials (Arlington or Vietnam) National Air and Space Museum Here's how you can plan it: http://www.ruebarue.com/washington-dc/guide?num-days=3&pace=2&filter=&destination=washington-dc&hideFilters=1 Here are some hidden gems: http://www.ruebarue.com/washington-dc/ideas/hidden-gems-of-washington-dc/5766251360026624..." See More

  • 1 mention in Road trip from NYC to Miami in July?

    • Francisco C.

      Francisco C. said, "...documents were written and walk the stairs were Rocky Balboa trained. http://www.philadelphiapass.com/En/?aid=30&gclid=Cj0KEQjwj7q6BRDcxfG4pNTQ2NoBEiQAzUpuW4p1oLawnAb26M6GlfY8cgd77h0boajL6lTxcwvY014aAufl8P8HAQ Washington DC is a must see. The Smithsonian Museums: National Air and Space Museum, Museum of Natural History, Art, etc there are so many that you will need more days you can..." See More

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