Plan a Field Trip

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia

The orientation video below will give you a glimpse of some of the fascinating artifacts you can expect to find at the Udvar-Hazy Center. We also provide some tips for planning your visit.

Buses and Parking
FREE parking is available for up to 28 buses in the Udvar-Hazy parking lot. Daily parking for other vehicles is available for $15 (free after 4:00 pm). Parking refunds are available if you are just dropping off passengers.

Students must be supervised at all times. The required student-chaperone ratios are:

  • Pre-K through 3rd Grade:
    1 adult for every 5 students 
  • 4th through 6th Grade:
    1 adult for every 10 students
  • 7th through 12th Grade:
    1 adult for every 15 students

More Visiting Tips
For more things to know before you go, please see our visiting tips.

If you are planning a field trip, you can reserve programs in advance, including IMAX filmstours, STEAM Labs, our alternate reality game Smithsonian TechQuest, and more. Explore our programs and make a reservation for your group.