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Air and Space Museum at Washington, DC
Air and Space Museum
Category: Family / Kids
600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, 20560 Air and Space Museum phone number 202-633-2214

smithsonian air and space museum: Exhibits, Flight Simulators, IMAX

Situated in the heart of the Institution's complex, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is home to the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, celebrating all aspects of human flight. Discover the innovation and courage that led to aviation triumphs since the Wright Brothers' first historic flight. Relive landmark moments in America's Space Race with the Soviet Union. Learn how innovation in aviation helped the Allies win WWII and how technology has allowed man to explore the stars. With over 60,000 air and space objects and artifacts, the museum is an engaging exploration of the skies and man's will to soar. Enjoy self-guided tours and see exciting movies in the IMAX Theater.


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Hours - 

10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


  • Rotating Exhibits  
  • Lectures & Workshops
  • Discussion Panels


  • Docent-Led Tours
  • IMAX Theater 
  • Dining
  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Flight Simulators
  • Public Observatory
  • Albert Einstein Planetarium
  • Museum Store 
  • Demonstrations


  • Does It Cost Anything To Park At The Nearby Parking Garage?

    Although it's advisable to utilize public transportation, there are nearby paid parking lots adjacent to the Museum. North of The National Mall, the Ronald Reagan Building offers 2,000 parking spots to the public. Rates vary from $10 per hour to $35 for all-day parking. South of The National Mall, L’Enfant Plaza provides 1,800 parking spots at $9 per hour, up to $20 for over two hours of parking.
  • How Do I Know What Is Currently On Display?

    The Air And Space Museum provides visitors with both permanent exhibits and rotating exhibits. To find out what new exhibits the Museum is displaying at any an given time, simply browse the museum's exhibits page at Similarly, you can learn about upcoming events by browsing the website's event calendar at

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