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May 20, 1977 – Closed
Air and Space Museum
601 Independence Ave., SW
Location: Special Exhibits, Gallery 208, 2nd Floor, Center
This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of Lindbergh's New York-Paris flight and includes the check for $25,000 (the competition prize), a cutaway model of the Spirit of St. Louis, audio-visuals of his takeoff and arrival, as well as memorabilia from his Latin American Goodwill Flight of 1927.