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