National Air & Space Museum

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  • National Air and Space Museum, Now there are TWO!!!

    Jun 3, 2004 by popsrocks is a Lead on Epinions in Hotels & Travel
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It has everything you could imagine, especially with the new addition.
    Cons: It has so much it can be overwhelming.

    Summary: The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most visited Museums in DC. It is considered the Flag Ship Building on the Mall. I love this museum. It is immense and holds so many interesting and enlightening exhibits and displays that encompass flight ... read more

  • National Air and Space Musuem – Experience Flight From The Wright Brothers To Space

    Jul 24, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent exhibits, free admission, accesible by public transportation.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: Of all the Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC, I believe that the National Air and Space Museum may be my son’s favorite.  He seemed engaged at all of the museums, but his excitement level at the Air and Space Museum was ... read more

  • The National Air and Space Museum

    May 16, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing displays and exhibits, fantastic pieces of our history
    Cons: Souvenirs and food are costly, but where isn't that true?

    Summary: Growing up in the Northern Virginia area, one of the most common field trips that we would take every year would be to the National Air and Space Museum. Full of wonder for a growing child, it is the perfect place for a young student interested in ... read more

  • Possibly the World’s best Museum and the best Planetarium in the World

    Nov 17, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The Einstein Planetarium, impressive exhibits, the very best aviation and space artifacts, it is free.
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: I've been to many museums around the world; le musée du Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, and Centre George Pompidou in Paris, the American Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Field Museum, the Museum of ... read more

  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

    Jul 24, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of staff to answer questions
    Good choice of IMAX movies
    Cons: Hours of operation, closes at 5 pm

    Summary: I visited the Air and Space Museum in Washington DC on July 22, 2010.  This was something I had been wanting to see for a long time and was not dissapointed.  The scale of the building is huge, largest museum on the National Mall.  ... read more

  • Great Musuem for Kids

    Dec 8, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Kids love this particular Smithsonian Museum
    Cons: None

    Summary: National Air and Space Museum is located on the National Mall. The closest metro station is L'Enfant Plaza, which is located on the Blue and Orange Lines. You can also use the Smithsonian station, which runs on the same lines. The museum is open every ... read more

  • Forget D.C., Head to Dulles

    Dec 12, 2006 by toiletoctopus is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Hotels & Travel
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome, Amazing Artifacts
    Cons: Can be busy

    Summary: The Smithsonian Institution has two locations for its Air and Space Museum. The smaller original part is located on the National Mall in Washington D.C., which is accessible from the Metro.(Don't bother traveling by car, as a parking spot ... read more

  • The Very, Very Good & Some Bad - with Hints

    Aug 26, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's so great, you won't believe your eyes!
    Cons: Bad food and the crowds are very thick at the main building.

    Summary: The National Air & Space Museum is nothing less than spectacular! ...and that's before you even enter one of the three (yes, three!) buildings. The "main" building, the largest of the Smithsonian buildings in DC, is on the National Mall in Washington, ... read more

  • National Air & Space Museum: The Best Free Museum on This or Any Other Planet

    Jul 14, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: free, amazing collection of space artifacts, mix of science, engineering, and focus on human achievement
    Cons: close upstairs 15 minutes early, Skylab not worth the wait, How Things Fly needs updating

    Summary: I got the best 21st birthday present from my parents: a three day weekend trip to the Baltimore/Washington area with my dad where I got to select the entire itinerary. No sisters wanting to go to stupid places I couldn't care less about (okay, that I ... read more

  • National Air and Space Museum: Spacetastic!

    Dec 30, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the Spirit of St. Louis is on display here
    Cons: dirty carpets, crowded, bad food, bad food service employees, broken elevators

    Summary: The National Air and Space Museum is the most popular of the various museums run by the Smithsonian Institution. It features exhibits that appeal to all ages, ranging from the very young to the most elderly. Here, you can trace the history of manned ... read more

  • A must-visit museum for everyone

    Aug 27, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: something for everyone, gift shop, IMAX, planetarium, exhibits well thought out
    Cons: crowded, often many screaming children

    Summary: Ok, so maybe I'm a little biased because I am majoring aerospace engineering, and naturally just love this museum. However, I would definitely place it on a must-visit list for anyone. Quite simply some of the most amazing achievements of the last 100 ... read more

  • Air and Space Museum Sparks Imagination in Kids of Every Age

    Aug 21, 2003 by mrkstvns is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Hotels & Travel
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Planes, rockets, spaceships, and more...
    Cons: Food court, high IMAX prices

    Summary: In a city like Washington, a place just jam packed with things to see, a few sights manage to claw t ... read more

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