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Why locals love it

The Air and Space Museum is one of the Smithsonian Museums. It documents the history of aviation and space exploration, from the beginning of flight though contemporaneity. The museum boasts many vehicle displays of planes, spacecrafts, rockets, and the like.

Why you should visit it

The National Air and Space Museum is not just about displays and broad education. It is also a cornerstone for research. Research about the history of and science behind aviation and space, yes. But also, of planetary science, geophysics, and geology. Short of a visit to NASA, this is as close as many of us can get to these amazing innovations.

Special tip

Do not miss the original, "The Spirit of St Louis"!

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