MUSEUM IN WASHINGTON, DC

Today's Hours: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Independence Ave at 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20560
Phone: 202-633-2214

National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC has thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, and a lunar rock you can touch. In addition to our exhibition galleries, you may want to visit the Albert Einstein Planetarium, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, and the Public Observatory on the east terrace.

There are many things to do at the Museum in DC. We offer daily tours and educational activities for both children and adults. We also have scheduled lectures and events throughout the year. For more information, look at our calendar.

Hours & Admission

Open every day except December 25.
Admission is FREE

Today's Hours:
10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Regular Hours:
10:00 am – 5:30 pm
See extended hours schedule

Getting Here

The National Air and Space Museum is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Metered street parking and paid parking garage options are limited. The easiest way to get to the Museum is via public transportation such as Metrorail and Metrobus. See directions for more information on how to get to the Museum in Washington, DC.

Visiting Tips

From security screening to accessibility accommodations for visitors with disabilities, find out what you need to know before you go with these helpful tips.

Visit the Welcome Center

Welcome Center

At our Welcome Center in the South Lobby, staff and volunteers can answer any questions you have during your visit.

Open 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Phone: 202-633-2214
E-mail: NASM-VisitorServices@si.edu

Smithsonian information specialists are also available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to
5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Phone: 202-633-1000; TTY, 202-633-5285
E-mail: info@si.edu