Private and Semi-Private Smithsonian National Museum of Air and Space tour
Attractions & guided tours

Private and Semi-Private Smithsonian National Museum of Air and Space tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily: 10.00am, 1.30pm
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the early history of flight to the Space Race and moon landings
  • Visit a real space shuttle and see space suits worn by astronauts
  • See the Apollo 11 Command Module exhibit and get to see actual moon rocks
What to expect

The National Air and Space Museum will teach you everything about the early history of flight to the Space Race and moon landings. You’ll visit the Apollo 11 Command Module exhibit and get to see actual moon rocks, the National Air and Space Museum has some of the most extraordinary artifacts. At the museum there will be early models of planes like the Wright Brother’s aircraft and the Spirit of St. Louis, which crossed the Atlantic Ocean before such an accomplishment was possible. You will uncover the facts on the disappearance of well-known pilot Amelia Earhart as well. Visit a real space shuttle and see space suits worn by astronauts working on the Hubble telescope and discover the history of the pioneering program that through innovation and technology that made it possible to land a man on the moon. Before you depart from the tour, grab some freeze-dried ice cream in the gift shop to top off the astronaut experience.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Professional tour guide
    What's not included
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Where

    Independence Avenue at 6th Street, SW Washington, DC 20560

    Meeting point:
    • By the sculpture in front of the Independence Ave entrance to the museum (outside)
    What to remember
    • Semi-private tours have 8 guests per guide for a more intimate and personalized experience
    • Semi-private tour has a minimum requirement of 2 participants to run (an alternative date or full refund will be offered if the minimum is not met)
    • No large bags or suitcases are allowed
    • Moderate amount of walking is involved. A semi-private tour is not available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • Occasional closures occur without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, guests will be provided with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1 hour from the tour starting time. In these cases, there will be no refunds or discounts
    • At checkout, please provide full names, mobile phone number and email you can be reached at during your trip
    • Cancellation policy: Guests can cancel up to 72 hours before the tour’s start time for a full refund. Otherwise, guests can reschedule for a fee, depending on the tour and the availability
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    When
    • Daily: 10.00am, 1.30pm
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the experience begins.

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