The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC is one of the best museums you can visit in the area. This FREE admission Smithsonian museum is an incredible place to explore and let those curious little ones explore and learn from all of the fantastic air and space related exhibits.
A visit to this Smithsonian museum really will offer an awe inspiring and jaw dropping experience with so much to see and do!
At this iconic museum you can come face to face with hundreds of artefacts that on display, and youu never know what you just might come across!
Did you ever think you'd be face to face with THE original Wright 1903 Flyer? Kids, do you know how important this piece of history really is?
Also at the museum you can see the Spirit of St. Louis as well as the actual Apollo 11 command module!
Have you ever wanted to visit the moon? Well, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum has the next best thing - an actual lunar rock sample that you can touch!
Don't miss a visit to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays that are home to many more artefacts including the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay and Space Ship Enterprise.
If any of your family are into all things air and space then this is the place for you! In a time where museum visits can be very expensive for a whole family this Smithsonian museum delivers on wow factor and free admission, so what are you waiting for?!
The Virginia location has an IMAX theater!
The museum is a great place to learn! There are hands-on activities, STEM learning experiences, field trips, online learning and more!
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10am - 5:30pm daily, but check online before hand.
Open year round but closed Christmas Day
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