Chantilly VA Air & Space Museum: Udvar-Hazy Space Center Hotel

Air and space enthusiasts will love a day of discovery at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - little brother to the famed Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – and when you book our Space Shuttle DISCOVERY Has Landed! package, guests of Comfort Inn & Suites Dulles Gateway Hotel enjoy the added bonus of a free museum shuttle and 4 tickets to the Airbus IMAX Theater. See for yourself what makes this high-flying museum a favorite among both the young and old.

Udvar-Hazy Space Center

14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy
Chantilly, VA 20151
Phone: 1-703-572-4118
Website: http://www.nasm.si.edu/udvarhazy/

The official annex of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, explore two enormous collections of artifacts spread out over the Boeing Aviation Hangar and the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar. This free attraction features artifacts of all shapes and sizes including full-sized air- and space-craft. Peruse the massive collection at your own pace or sign-up for the twice-daily guided tour, about an hour and a half in length.

Since the museum is located at the Dulles International Airport, visitors can check out the Observation Tower where you can watch as planes come and go, and learn a bit about air traffic control. Some of the must-see attractions throughout the Boeing Aviation and James S. McDonnell hangars include:

  • The impressive Air France Concorde
  • A Cold War-era Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
  • Boeing B-29 Super-fortress, the Enola Gay
  • Clipper Flying Cloud, Boeing 307 Stratoliner
  • Many small to medium sized air-craft
  • Mobile quarantine facility
  • Freedom 7 11 Mercury Capsule 15B
  • A Mars Pathfinder lander
  • Spacelab

Comfort Inn & Suites Gateway Hotel at Dulles Airport is ideal for the inquisitive mind whose head is always in the clouds and beyond. Among hotels near the air and space museum you won’t find more in convenience and value. Book online today or browse other value-packed Dulles Airport hotel packages.

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