The capital of the United States is not only a place for those who are passionate about politics. The city has attractions that delight people of all ages, as the Aerospace Museum in Washington, a great trip for kids and lovers of space.
When in Washington, capital of the United States, set aside a few hours to find out the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. With two floors and free of charge, the place has several interactive features which make the journey through the universe.
Opened in the 70s, this museum tells the history of aviation and carrying replica of aircraft used at various times. Besides having one of the largest collections of rockets and aircraft in the world, the site serves as a research center.
The museum is one of the most visited in the world: about 9 million people annually. There is one of the sights of the city children’s favorite, as in one of the room, they teach little about gravity and show how an airplane is able to fly.
Another must-see attraction of the Aerospace Museum of Washington is “Google Earth” immense that visitors can control with a remote control. You can walk to all corners of the world and to find your home. There is also the possibility of doing a tour of the Moon and Mars.
The museum also has fun experiences, replicas of rockets and curiosities about the solar system. In fact, you know how an astronaut survives in space? There you can experience it. On a tour of a ship, you can understand how they feed, bathe and where they keep all what they need.
The Aerospace Museum located in Washington near the Capitol, or you can do everything on foot in a day tour and stopping at every tourist spot to visit.