Simulators

Fly or Ride in our motion capsule (Ride Simulator) or interactives (Flight Simulators) and experience the thrill of aviation, fun and adventure!

Ride Simulators

Choose your adventure and take an exciting trip on our passenger ride simulators.  Ride experiences include*:

Wings: Flights of Courage: From the first powered flights to the supersonic speeds of the jet age, many courageous pilots have pushed the limits of technology. Envision the thrill of flying along with the Wright Brothers, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Blue Angels and other daring aviators!

Destination: Black Hole: Travel aboard a futuristic spacecraft through the Universe and glimpse planets, stars and the mysterious black hole, Sagittarius A*, at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Red Baron: Hop into the open cockpit of a triplane and head into danger with the most infamous ace of World War I. Experience barnstorming and heroic engagement in this intense aerial dogfight over European towns and battlefields.

Discovery: Space Mission Hubble: Join a crew of brave astronauts and blast off into space to witness the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope!  Glimpse far-away galaxies, stars and nebulae and brace yourself for a fiery re-entry to Earth.

* Additional ride experiences available. Ride menu subject to change.

Interactive Flight Simulators

Fly combat sorties in simulators that let you control the action and perform 360-degree barrel rolls!

Try your skills in many aircraft, including the P-51 Mustang, F-18 Hornet, A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, P-40 Warhawk, F-4 Phantom II and more!

Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at the Simulators or Airbus IMAX® Theater box office. No reservations are required.

Ride Simulators:
$8.00
$7.00 with the purchase of an IMAX ticket

Interactive Flight Simulators:
$10.00
$9.00 with the purchase of an IMAX ticket

Souvenir mission photos are available for sale for Interactive Flight Simulator riders.

Payment Options:
Cash, VISA, MasterCard and Discover

Location

Boeing Aviation Hangar behind the main staircase.

Museum Map

For more information call

202-633-1000

Simulator Ride Safety Requirements

Ride Simulator passengers must be 42 inches tall to ride unless accompanied by an adult. Interactive Flight Simulator riders must be 48 inches tall.

All simulators are full-motion rides. Do not ride if you have back, neck, or heart trouble or if you are pregnant.