The National Air and Space Museum is located on the Mall in Washington, D.C.
As you walk in the building, you are immediately awestruck at the variety of aircraft that hangs from the ceiling, and the floor exhibits of space vehicles and equipment.
The history of flight and space travel is detailed in many colorful and entertaining exhibitions. Children and adults alike will enjoy the learning experience. For an up close look at life for an astronaut, walk through Skylab, and marvel at the small area that they had in which to live and work.
Kids will be fascinated at the variety of freeze- dried "astronaut food" sold in foil packets in the gift shop - give it a try!
Since opening on America's birthday-July 4, 1976, this museum as attracts millions of visitors to Washington, DC. Visit the museum's IMAX theater for a cool interactive tours through space. Hop in the command module and find out what Buzz Aldrin did on his space command.