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Visit One Museum, Two Locations. Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history.
Blast off at this popular free museum on the National Mall chronicling the history of aviation and space travel. Please note: Starting in fall 2018, the National Air and Space Museum will undergo a major construction project to reimagine and enhance the museum, which will take seven years to ...

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  • A Walk Through the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museums
    A Walk Through the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museums
  • Welcome to the National Air and Space Museum
    Welcome to the National Air and Space Museum
  • A day at the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.
    A day at the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.
  • National Air and Space Museum - Student Orientation Video
    National Air and Space Museum - Student Orientation Video
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    Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
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    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: An Autobiography

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Concorde on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The Bucker Bu-133C Jungmeister, hanging upside down to demonstrate one of the many aerobatic maneuvers it performed during its time as a thrilling air show performer.
The National Air Museum was created as a separate bureau of the Smithsonian Institution by an Act of Congress on 12 August 1946. Twenty years later, its name was changed to the National Air and Space Museum as part of a congressional act authorizing a separate building to house its collections, which opened to the public on July 1, 1976.
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the Air and Space Museum, is a museum in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1946 as the National Air Museum and opened its main building on the National Mall near L'Enfant Plaza in 1976.
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. The museum features 22 exhibition galleries, displaying hundreds of artifacts including the original Wright 1903 Flyer, the "Spirit of St. Louis," and the Apollo 11 command module.
STEM in 30 is an Emmy-nominated program for middle school students produced by the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. New episodes are released every month, followed by a Mission Debrief ...
Shop Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum & Steven F Udvar Hazy center for air & space themed books, toys, apparel & accessories including the space pen.