Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA

Today's Hours: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway Chantilly, Virginia 20151
Phone: 703-572-4118

Things to Do


Lockheed SR-71 and Space Shuttle Enterprise at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Learn about human space flight, World War II aviation, vertical flight, and much more.

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Objects on Display

Pitts Special S-1C Little Stinker at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Along with aircraft and spacecraft, you'll find engines, uniforms, models, photographs, and more.

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Science Demonstrations

Super Science Saturday

Discover how things fly or test your own paper airplane design.

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Learning Labs

Women in Aviation and Space Family Day at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

These free inquiry-based programs are available to any class. Reservations are required.

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IMAX Theater

IMAX Movie Figher Pilot: Operation Red Flag

See films projected on a screen five-stories-high with six-channel digital surround sound.

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In Plane View: Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VIIc

Fly jet-age combat sorties in simulators that let you perform 360-degree barrel rolls!

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Discovery Stations

Fun with Hands-on Learning

Touch a real spacesuit or learn how ancient astronomers studied the stars through active, hands-on activities.

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Daily Tours

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

Take a tour with one of our knowledgeable guides.

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Observation Tower

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Watch planes take off and land at Washington Dulles International Airport and get a 360-degree view of the surrounding area.

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Restoration Hangar

Sikorsky JRS-1 in Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar

Watch as our specialists reconstruct, repair, and preserve our rare artifacts.

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Astronaut Academy

Smithsonian TechQuest: Astronaut Academy

What does it takes to become an astronaut ready to fly a mission to Mars? Find out with Smithsonian TechQuest: Astronaut Academy, a free alternate reality game at the Udvar-Hazy Center.

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More to See and Do

Looking for more things to do? We offer special programming throughout the year including annual Family Days, star-gazing parties, and evening lectures at both the Museum in Washington, DC and the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

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