These are things you can do every week at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
Explore exhibition galleries covering the history of aviation, spaceflight, astronomy, and planetary science.
Exhibitions Currently on View >
Virtual Reality and Simulators
Fly jet-age combat sorties in simulators that let you perform 360-degree barrel rolls!
See large format films projected on a screen five-stories-high with six-channel digital surround sound.
Showtimes & Tickets >
Observe lunar craters, the phases of Venus, sunspots and more through telescopes at the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory.
More about Astronomical Observing >
Listen to stories about famous aviators, hot-air balloon flights, and trips to Mars (for children 2 to 8).
Story Time Schedules >
More to See and Do
Looking for more things to do? We offer special programming throughout the year including annual Family Days, star-gazing parties, and evening lectures at both the Museum in Washington, DC and the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.