Steven F. Udvar-Hazy CenterSmithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Conservation and restoration has always played a role in the Museum's mission and work. In addition to the 3,000 artifacts on display in the exhibition spaces, visitors can also see some of the ongoing restoration and conservation projects from an observation deck above the Museum's Restoration Hangar.
Hours -10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., daily; closed Dec. 25
Prices -Parking is free for vehicles arriving after 4:00 pm
- Museum tours and learning labs are available to groups of ten, with advance reservations
- We currently have "spotlight" stations, with six docents positioned in different areas of the museum (some in person and some via video) to share the stories of the Museum's collection with visitors.
- The Airbus IMAX Theater is open Wednesday - Sunday. Here's a link for tickets and schedules- https://www.si.edu/theaters/airbus
- The Observation Tower is not open every day, We do offer it when we have enough volunteers to staff the elevator.
Oversized FunThe square footage of the Center is now more than 760,000, but much of this is not available to the public. We have more then 340,000 square feet of exhibition space, displaying more than 3,000 artifacts, including nearly 200 aircraft to tell the story of human flight from early ballooning to 21st Century achievements and explorations.
Center Udvar-Hazy in the MoviesHere's a fun fact: the Udvar-Hazy Center was used as a setting in the 2009 blockbuster hit Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. In the movie, the SR-71 Blackbird has a starring role as an ancient Transformer Decepticon-turned-Autobot named Jetfire.
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