Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Observe the Sun and participate in hands-on activities with our astronomy educators in the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory. Touch a spacesuit, learn how to make your own telescope, or find out how wing warping works at one of our interactive discovery stations. Explore 22 exhibition galleries covering the history of aviation, spaceflight, astronomy, and planetary science. Along with historic aircraft and space objects, you’ll find engines, instruments, uniforms, models, medals, trophies, artwork, and more on display. Programs available including IMAX films, planetarium shows, tours, science demonstrations, discovery stations, and more.