Due to snow, the Smithsonian's National Zoo will open at 10 a.m. today, Jan. 17, 2018.
Take a multi-stop journey through the history of flight in this classic IMAX adventure. Watch the Earth drop away beneath as you ascend into the sky in an 1800s hot air balloon; soar across the Arizona skies with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and blast off into space on a Saturn rocket. This popular giant screen feature has played daily and has been seen by millions of visitors at the National Air and Space Museum since the museum opened on July 1, 1976.
Explore the Milestones of Flight exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum for a first-hand look at the evolution of flight. From the Spirit of St. Louis to advances in space exploration, this exhibition showcases the premier objects of aviation and space history.