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

Plan a Field Trip

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC

The orientation video below will give you a glimpse of some of the fascinating objects you can expect to find at the Museum. We also provide some tips for planning your visit.

Buses and Parking
Bus parking is not available at the Museum. Buses can drop off and pick up at the Jefferson Drive entrance. Please contact Visitors Services (202-633-2214) for bus parking suggestions.

Chaperones
Students must be supervised at all times. The required student-chaperone ratios are:

  • Pre-K through 3rd Grade:
    1 adult for every 5 students

  • 4th through 6th Grade:
    1 adult for every 10 students

  • 7th through 12th Grade:
    1 adult for every 15 students

More Visiting Tips
For more things to know before you go, please see our visiting tips.

Reservations
If you are planning a field trip, you can reserve programs in advance, including IMAX films, planetarium shows, tours, demonstrations, discovery stations, and more. Explore our programs and make a reservation for your group.