As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, the National Air and Space Museum location on the National Mall is temporarily closed to the public.
The following things to do are temporarily closed.
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 >
You can explore air and space resources anywhere with these online resources, including the highlights below.