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Benefits from Flight
July 1, 1976 – 1982

Explore the many roles that air and space flight have played in the 7 decades since Kitty Hawk and the social consequences of air and space technology.

Air and Space Museum
Balloons and Airships
July 1, 1976 – 1990

Follow the history of lighter-than-air flight.

Air and Space Museum
Apollo to the Moon
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

This gallery traces NASA's manned space program beginning with Project Mercury's Freedom 7 (5/5/61); then the Gemini Project (1965-66); followed by the Apollo Program (1967-1972), with Apollo 17 as the last manned exploration of the moon.

Air and Space Museum
Lunar Exploration Vehicles
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

This exhibition gallery highlights NASA lunar surface exploration.

Air and Space Museum
Milestones of Flight
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

This gallery features famous airplanes and spacecraft that exemplify the major achievements in the history of flight.

Air and Space Museum
Sea-Air Operations
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

The focus of this gallery is overwater flight, including aircraft carrier operations from 1911 to the present.

Air and Space Museum
World War II Aviation
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

The story of World War II is too big for a single gallery, so this one focuses on land-based fighter aviation.

Air and Space Museum
Welcome Center
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

Welcome Center features selected artifacts and an information desk where information specialists assist visitors.

Air and Space Museum
Ornamental Turning
November 1, 1974 –

View 3 lathes from the 18th and 19th century featured in a display which includes a short history of the lathe, the oldest sophisticated machine tool, and shows some examples of its decorative work.

American History Museum
Outdoor Plaza and Sculpture Garden
October 4, 1974 – Indefinitely

The plaza and sunken sculpture garden include approximately 80 contemporary sculptures.

Hirshhorn Museum
Discovery Room
March 5, 1974 – Indefinitely

This Discovery Room will give museum visitors of all ages a chance to handle and closely examine samples of a wide variety of natural history specimens of all shapes and sizes, ranging from whale fossils to petrified wood.  

Natural History Museum
Osteology: Hall of Bones
– Permanent

Hundreds of skeletons of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians are shown in characteristic poses.

Natural History Museum
Gunboat Philadelphia
July 3, 1965 – Permanent

Built in 1776, the gunboat Philadelphia is the oldest American fighting vessel in existence.

American History Museum
The Miniature World of Faith Bradford: The Dolls' House
Opened 1951 – Indefinitely

This dollhouse and its 800 miniature furnishings represent a romantic view of the life of a large and affluent American family in the early 1900s.

American History Museum
Aerospace Medicine
1979 – Closed

Learn about inflight medical care, biodynamics, and the health and safety of air crews and passengers.

Air and Space Museum

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