National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC has thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, and a lunar rock you can touch. In addition to the exhibition galleries, you may want to visit the Albert Einstein Planetarium, Lockheed Martin IMAX® Theater, and the Public Observatory on the east terrace. The museum offers daily tours and educational activities, as well as scheduled lectures and events throughout the year. If you are planning a field trip, you can reserve programs in advance, including IMAX films, planetarium shows, tours, demonstrations, discovery stations, and more. 
 
Contact Info
Address: Independence Ave at 6th Street SW, Washington, DC 20560. Tel: 202-633-2214. Website: airandspace.si.edu/visit/mall. Hrs: 10AM - 5:30PM Daily, Closed December 25.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.