These are things you can do every week at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
Explore 22 exhibition galleries covering the history of aviation, spaceflight, astronomy, and planetary science.
Objects on Display
Along with historic aircraft and space objects, you'll find engines, instruments, uniforms, models, medals, trophies, artwork, and more.
Discover how things fly, learn how the International Space Station stays in orbit, and more.
Fly jet-age combat sorties in simulators that let you perform 360-degree barrel rolls!
Take a free tour of Museum highlights with one of our knowledgeable guides.
See large format films projected on a screen five-stories-high with six-channel digital surround sound.
Enjoy the sensation of zooming through the cosmos in our state-of-the-art planetarium.
Observe lunar craters, the phases of Venus, sunspots and more through telescopes at the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory.
Listen to stories about famous aviators, hot-air balloon flights, and trips to Mars (for children 2 to 8).
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.