Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

This past weekend proved an educational one for our family since during our trip to Washington DC to visit Marc’s mom, we squeezed in a visit to the Air and Space Museum in Dulles.

Visiting the Space Museum with Family

This museum dedicated to our forays into space holds a special place in my heart as I visited it with my own family in the early 80’s! I particularly remembering crunching down on the freeze-dried ice cream, a favorite of astronauts. One of the more popular places to take kids in DC, it houses historic planes, rockets and space shuttles.

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air and space museum dullessmithsonian air and space museumWith all that technology and innovation have brought to the human experience, it’s easy to forget about what an awesome feat it was for a collection of pieces of metal to soar into the air! When these vessels stand in front of you, you realize how many people worked tirelessly across generations to see where we humans could get to!space museumplaces to take kids in DCthe smithsonian air and space museumAn inspiring place for any family to visit, the Air & Space Museum does have something for everyone. Your kids will love the simulators as you catch up on the history of aviation and space travel.

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  • slehan

    That’s a wonderful place to visit. Lots of interactive things.
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

  • Natalie

    My Dad is a pilot so he would love the Air and Space museum!

  • mami2jcn

    We’d love to take a trip to Washington DC soon. My husband took our older 2 kids there a few years ago but our younger 2 haven’t been.

  • shannon fowler

    i love washington dc. we lived so close for a year, and we loved visiting for the day or weekend. there are so many things to do and see.

  • susan1215

    We had a nice Thanksgiving spending time with our families.

  • Emma Allen Shetler

    Love DC!

  • Sandy Klocinski

    I would love to visit DC. My husband and I talked about going but sadly he passed away last year without getting the chance.

    • Wow! I am so sorry for your loss, Sandy! xxx

  • Dirtybirdsoaps

    I’ve been all over but never DC. Definitely on my list though

  • sandra

    we’ve been to both smithsonian museums now

  • Katherine Gray

    Very cool.

  • Amber Gibson

    Great shots and I’m glad you and your family had such a great time at the museum!

  • Abigail Gibson

    My nephew would love to go to this museum.

  • TosorryCharley

    The air Museum is a fabulous place to visit I am glad that you enjoyed it as did I!

  • cynthiac

    The high point of Thanksgiving for me was a visit from my son from out of town. It’s always so good to see him.

    • Sounds wonderful! Glad you got to see him. 🙂

  • dglitter

    The high point of my Thanksgiving was-there wasn’t any-I was sick!

    • Sorry to hear that!! Hope you are feeling better!

  • Lasonda

    My family and I would love to go to the Air and Space museum sometime. Thank you for your blog post.

  • courtney

    looks super fun! My boys would love it.

    • It was a blast! Thanks for reading, Courtney!

  • Raeanna Cierocke

    My son would love to go here.

    • Hope you guys get the chance! 🙂

  • Ed

    I have always desired to visit The Smithsonian.

    • Hope you get the chance, Ed! Thanks for reading!

  • honeypie411

    That looks like a fascinating exhibit from the photos.

  • Sue C.

    Cool pictures – this is a great place to visit for a family vacation.

  • Jerry Marquardt

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  • slehan

    I love visiting Washington’s many museums. Could see something new every day.
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

  • Buddy Garrett

    I would love to visit the museum. I am interested in the history of aviation.