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“Best Museum in Washington DC”

National Air and Space Museum
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US$65.00*
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Private Guided Tour of the Smithsonian National...
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 14 May 2014

One of if not the best museum in Washington DC. A must see place. The original artefacts are awesome. Highlights include the Apollo 11 capsule and the Wright Brothers plane. You could spend all day in this place. Only disappointing thing is that the place is packed to the rim with school kids, which can get pretty annoying.

Thank Joshua E
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

My family spend a few days in Washington DC and this museum was the first place my boys wanted to go. All three of them, my two sons (ages 9 and 7) AND my husband :) They were ALL thrilled with everything they saw. The kids loved the interactive areas most of all. My husband was fascinated with everything about space and space travel. We went to see an iMax movie about space that was fabulous. We were here for about three hours and definitely could have spent another three or more!! Great gift shops, too! A fabulous place of learning for kids and adults alike!

Thank JennyC724
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

So much to see, so little time. The museum is divided into two parts - space and aeronautics. Plan on a good 2 hours at least for both. There is a special section for kids with interaction displays and an IMAX theater. Skip the food court (McDonald's) and save your time/money for one of the food trucks at DuPont, only two blocks away.

Thank SoCalEncinitas
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I'd been here many years before, but went back again with my father. It was great to see that whilst the old favourites were there (such as the Spirit of St Louis), the museum has added new exhibits such as a display on Felix Baumgartner, the Austrian who made history when he leapt from a capsule 39 kilometres above the ground to freefall at the speed of sound!

Thank London_Andy
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

For anyone with any interest in air and space this is the museum for you! While there were plenty of visitors it was never too overly crowded in any area. Tons to see!

Thank Kellie L
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