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Museum in Washington, DC Story Time
March 24, 2017 | 11:00am

The Story of Kites by Ying Chang Compestine

Museum staff read stories about famous aviators, hot-air balloon flights, trips to Mars, characters visible in the night sky, or creatures that have their own wings.

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The Story of Kites by Ying Chang Compestine

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Book Cover: The Story of Kites by Ying Chang Compestine
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
March 24, 2017 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Observe the Sun with safe telescopes

Become an astronomer and observe the skies with a telescope, even during the day!

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Observe the Sun with safe telescopes

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Observing the Sun with safe telescopes at the Public Observatory
Museum in Washington, DC Heritage Family Days
March 25, 2017 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Kites of Asia

Talk to kite experts, see pan-Asian kite displays, marvel at indoor kite flying, and make your own kit. 

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Kites of Asia Family Day at the Museum in Washington DC
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Making STEM Magic
March 25, 2017 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Suit Up!: Working in Space

Join us for Making STEM Magic, a new program that introduces young visitors to engineering in a fun and creative way. Learn about space suits in our March challenge. 

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Making STEM Magic: Spacesuits
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Smithsonian TechQuest
March 25, 2017 | 10:30am - 4:00pm

Flying Circus

Flying Circus, the newest edition of Smithsonian TechQuest, is set in the thrilling era of aviation when daring pilots zoomed across the sky and airplane designers pushed boundaries. 

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Flying Circus

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IMAX in Washington DC

Albert Einstein Planetarium

Planetarium in Washington, DC

Deep Space Climate Observatory

IMAX in Chantilly, VA

Host an Event

As a venue for corporate and association events, the National Air and Space Museum offers a private, exclusive experience among the icons of flight at the Museum in Washington, DC or the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Give your guests a special evening in the world's most visited museum.

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