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National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is part of the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, D.C., where it inhabits more than 14,000 square metres of real estate. Housing the largest collection of historic aircrafts in the world, the museum is one of the world’s centres for research and education in the history and science of flying. The museum was established in 1946 and its modern building was completed in 1976. The striking building features a west wall made entirely of glass that opens as a door to allow for the installation of new airplanes. ... Read more »
National Air and Space Museum Top 3
- Whilst in Washington, D.C., marvel at some of the world’s first spacecrafts at the National Air and Space Museum’s Fifty Years of Human Spaceflight exhibit, an exciting trip through the trials and triumphs of space travel.
- Get inspired on your trip to Washington, D.C. with a visit to the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight exhibit, where those who pushed the boundaries of flight are celebrated.
- See amazing high-resolution photos of landing jets at the Aircraft: The Jet as Art exhibit that features photos by Jeffery Millstein.
Washington, D.C. features some of the best public transportation in America, making the National Air and Space Museum easy to reach. The building is located in the National Mall, near several metro stops along the Blue, Orange, Yellow and Green lines. The closest MetroRail stops are the L’Enfant Plaza station and the Smithsonian station, both of which are within a short walk of the museum. There is ground transportation directly to the National Air and Space Museum from all of the major airports in the area, including the Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Washington-Dulles Airport.« Hide