Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

One Museum,
Two Locations

Free Admission - Open Daily Except December 25

National Air and Space Museum

Washington, DC

The 1903 Wright Flyer and the Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis are just a few of the historic firsts on display at the Museum in Washington, DC. Explore exhibitions on the history of aviation and spaceflight. Take in an IMAX film, planetarium show, or observe the Sun and nearby planets at our Public Observatory.

Major Renovation Underway - Museum Open Through Construction

Over the next several years we will be renovating all of our exhibitions and welcoming a bold new future. The Museum will remain open throughout the seven-year project with phased closures and openings of our galleries, as well as our shops, theaters, and cafe. Museum favorites will remain on display including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Louis, Bell X-1, and the North American X-15.

Explore a full list of exhibitions to visit. Learn more about our mission to transform the National Air and Space Museum, and subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter for the latest news and renovation schedule.

Regular Hours: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open daily except December 25

EARLY CLOSURE: 
 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 14


Admission FREE

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Chantilly, VA

Hundreds of aircraft and spacecraft are on display in two massive hangars, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay, and the Space Shuttle Discovery. View aircraft flying in and out of Dulles International Airport from our Observation Tower. Watch restoration specialists restore artifacts in our Restoration Hangar.

Regular Hours: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open daily except December 25

Admission FREE - Parking $15

Events in DC

Museum in Washington, DC
June 4, 2019 | 8:00pm

Women’s Air Races, Aviation Business, and Astronaut...

View the Sun with our Safe Telescopes
May 29, 2019 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
View the Sun with our Safe Telescopes
May 30, 2019 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Events at Udvar Hazy

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
June 15, 2019 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Innovations in Flight Family Day and Aviation Display

United States Navy Band Concert
May 26, 2019 | 4:15pm
Kite Flying
May 27, 2019 | 11:00am
Kite Flying
May 28, 2019 | 11:00am

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