The National Air and Space Museum of Chantilly, Virginia
In 2003, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum opened the Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia to help display the thousands of aviation and space artifacts accumulated over the years. Today the Virginia Air and Space Museum and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum hold the world’s largest collections of space and aviation artifacts and exhibits, and more than a million people now attend the Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia annually.
A National Air and Space Museum Hotel
Stay just a few miles away from National Air and Space Museum at Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia when you choose our Virginia airport hotel. Accommodations include spacious suites with sofa beds and travel friendly conveniences, such as free high speed Internet and in-room coffee/tea makers, microwaves and refrigerators. Take advantage of free shuttle service to and from Dulles Airport, the Udvar-Hazy Museum and other nearby businesses. Plus, start your morning off right with a complimentary full breakfast.
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Air and Space Museum Highlights
Among the 50,000 plus artifacts and exhibits at the national Air and Space Museum, you’ll find Gemini VII space capsule, the Enola Gay, a prototype of the 707, cruise missiles, the Apollo Command Center, the Redstone Missile, the space shuttle Enterprise and thousands of other missiles, rockets, airplanes and artifacts. Watch space-themed movies in the on-site IMAX Theater, or watch incoming and outgoing planes take off at Dulles Airport from the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower.
Air & Space Museum Wall of Honor
Aviation and space luminaries such as the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Jim Lovell are honored on this great memorial piece, which is a must-see when visiting the museum.