Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), both National Air and Space Museum locations are temporarily closed to the public as of Saturday, March 14. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the situation, we are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a week-to-week basis. See our full COVID-19 statement.

The Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia is our companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Hours & Admission

Regular Hours: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm 

Admission is FREE
Parking $15 Before 4:00 pm
Open Every Day Except December 25


14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
Phone: 703-572-4118

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Two large hangars display thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde, and the Space Shuttle Discovery.

The Center also offers the Airbus IMAX® Theater, the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower, and the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar. Researchers will also find the majority of the Archives' collections at the Udvar-Hazy Center reading room.

  • Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

    The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

  • Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

    The historic Boeing B-29 Enola Gay is shown here just after being restored and re-assembled in 2003. The airplane, which received the most extensive restoration in the museum's history, is on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

  • Concorde at the Udvar-Hazy Center

    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 at the 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 photo of the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Udvar-Hazy Center also shows the red, white and blue de Havilland-Canada DHC-1A Chipmunk, Pennzoil Special; the second Learjet ever built, hanging to the left; the Global Flyer hanging in the read center; the first Air France Concorde on the floor on the left and the Boeing Stratoliner on the right.

  • Space Shuttle Discovery

    Space Shuttle Discovery on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar in the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. More:

  • Boeing Aviation Hangar

    The Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.


Parking is available for $15 before 4:00 pm. After 4:00 pm parking is free. 

Digital Guides

The Museum’s Digital Guide highlights our most iconic artifacts. Choose from an Adult or Youth Guide. Youth Guides include interactive stops and an opportunity to earn an Expedition Patch. Email for advanced ticket sales.

Rent the Digital Guide
Single Device: $7
Multiple Devices and Members: $6

Guides are currently offered in English, Chinese, French, and Spanish.

two women use the museum's digital guides

Visiting Tips

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

Visit the John L. Plueger Family Welcome Center

At our John L. Plueger Family Welcome Center just inside the entrance, staff and volunteers can answer any questions you have during your visit.

Open 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Phone: 703-572-4118

Smithsonian information specialists are also available Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Phone: 202-633-1000; TTY, 202-633-5285