National Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue at 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20560
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum maintains the world’s largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials. It operates two landmark facilities (Museum in Washington, DC and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center) that, together, welcome more than eight million visitors a year, making it the most visited museum in the country. The National Air and Space Museum commemorates our aviation and space heritage, educates the public, and inspires new generations of dreamers. It also is home to the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies.