Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

One Museum,
Two Locations

Our Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia reopened. Get free timed entry passes

The Museum in DC will remain closed until further notice. See our COVID-19 message and explore our online resources, including reservable virtual field trips and online programs for early learners

The National Air and Space Museum Building on the National Mall

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 or observe the Sun and nearby planets at our Public Observatory.

Temporarily Closed

View of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center tower at sunset

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

10:00 am to 5:30 pm 
Open Every Day Except December 25

Admission is FREE
Timed entry pass required.
Parking $10 through November 1 (free after 4:00 pm)
After November 2, parking $15

Reopening the Udvar-Hazy Center

Our Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center has reopened as of Friday, July 24. Ellen Stofan, the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the National Air and Space Museum, shares what to expect on your visit — and how to prepare.

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