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Washington, DC: National Air and Space Museum

Exhibits include the only surviving piece of Sputnik and the plane that bombed Hiroshima.

600 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC
Southwest side of downtown. On the National Mall, west of the Capitol building and east of the Smithsonian Castle. Bordered by Independence Ave., Jefferson Drive, 4th and 7th Streets. Corner of Sixth St. SW and Independence Ave. SW.
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National Air and Space Museum

Under construction again, so no touching of the moon for me! The new expansion with at least five exhibits will be open by 2025.

[Wren Fae, 04/05/2023]

Touch a Piece of the Moon.

National Air and Space Museum

During our visit, much of the museum was being renovated for new exhibits. Awesome place! You can touch a piece of the moon, too! Way cool.

[Robert Ottlinger, 09/21/2021]

National Air and Space Museum.

National Air and Space Museum

Busy even during the weekdays, the Smithsonian is a somewhat small (although packed with information and relics), free, fun place to be, which is right next to the National Mall.

[Ian, 07/12/2019]

Apollo Lunar Lander replica.

National Air and Space Museum

From DeVinci to Apollo, it's the most fun Smithsonian museum.

[Tatyana Jula, 07/29/2010]
B-29 Atomic Bomber on display again

Earlier this week, the Enola Gay, America's famous and controversial B-29 atomic bomber, was unveiled at the new National Air and Space Museum, in the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles International Airport....

[08/22/2003] Complete News Story

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