National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum information

Location
Washington, DC , USA
Address
cnr 6th St & Independence Ave SW
Telephone
+1 202 633 1000
Getting there
Bus: Circulator
Metro: L'Enfant Plaza
More information
www.airandspace.si.edu
Opening hours
10am-5:30pm, to 7:30pm mid-Mar–early Sep
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The Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular Smithsonian museums. Everyone flocks to see the Wright brothers' flyer, Chuck Yeager's Bell X-1, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St Louis, Amelia Earhart's natty red plane and the Apollo Lunar Module. An IMAX theater, planetarium and flight simulators are all here ($7 to $9 each). More avionic pieces reside in Virginia at the Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center, an annex to hold this museum's leftovers.