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This out-of-town display area near Washington's Dulles Airport consists of two ex-
hibition hangars. Opened to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers'
first powered flight, it displays nearly 300 aircraft and spacecraft, including the space
shuttle Discovery.
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center • Dulles International Airport
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Museum Guide
Entrances to the museum are on both Independence Avenue and the Mall. Both
lead into the spacious central hall where the most famous airplanes of all time
are displayed. An information booth is near the Independence Avenue entrance.
Visitors who plan to enjoy a film at the Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater or the
Albert Einstein Planetarium can obtain their tickets on arrival at the museum,
or buy them online, prior to their visit.
Tip: McDonald's, Boston Market, and Donato's Pizzeria are located in the
greenhouse-like extension on the east end of the building.
Tip: The museum features in the film Night At The Museum: Battle of the
Smithsonian , starring actor Ben Stiller, released in the summer of 2009.
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