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National Air & Space Museum, Washington, District of Columbia

Independence Ave at 6th St SW, Washington, District of Columbia

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  • Visited: 2010-11-01
  • Submitted: 2013-01-05 19:50:12.0
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  • Visited: 2010-07-01
  • Submitted: 2012-09-25 15:16:29.0
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Submitted by: John S.

Simply sublime. A place I've wanted to visit since I was a child. The h...

Submitted by: Laura H.

Loved it as a kid, loved it as an adult. New to me: the Amelia Earhart and Wright Brothers exhibits. Fantastic! My childhood self would have loved to experi...

Submitted by: Joseph F.

Grown kids heaven.  I love this place and if you are in DC it is one of the musts for Smithsonian fa...

Submitted by: tom m.

Great place for the kids and adults too. Great military and space exhibits. ...

Submitted by: Mike T.

I'm giving this a four because while I didn't do everything, there's a lot of really cool stuff here that I wish I got to. Go inside the spaceship. Be amazed that people lived in a space that small. There are some really great exhibits, the s...

Submitted by: Alejandra A.

Super cool place to kids to...and yes that is all I saw while I was there..kids everywhere!! Very interesting to see all those life size airplanes, and other artifacts. Two of my faves: the Wrig...

Submitted by: Greg G.

So overall ... I was sort of disappointed. I mean this place sounded like it would be sooo cool. But when I got inside it was very well kiddish. Maybe that's the problem, I am not a kid anymore. I walked all around and saw the rockets and planes throughout the museum. Sadly they just seemed like mostly props. The coolest thing in my opinion was the mars rover on the east side (I think it was east at least). However for some reason the rest just seemed like out of a text book. I also enjoyed looking at the V12 engines for the old WWII planes. But pretty much everything seems like a replica. Would be cool to see the real deal. I hear there is another one of these by the Airport which is supposed to be much mor...

Submitted by: GREEDS S.

WOW, what an amazing museum! On our first visit and day in Washington, D.C., we decided to visit the Air and Space Museum since it remained open until 7:30pm that evening. We got there at about 5:30pm and began our adventure. I have never seen my boyfriend so thrilled and entertained. He loved this place so much and I can proudly say that I surely did as well! I captured some awesome photographs and learned A LOT. The staff was helpful and knowledgeable. The exhibits and displays were very informative, but also fun to look at. Some of them were even hands-on (ie. you could step inside the planes). I really loved it and even considered re-visiting before we ventured back to New York. Admission to this museum ...

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