Interesting Museums near Lansdowne Resort
Lansdowne Resort is close to several fascinating museum experiences that will engage the interest of adults and children alike. Expand your Northern Virginia vacation with a drive to Washington, DC, less than an hour from Lansdowne Resort.
Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Steve F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
The Udvar-Hazy Center is the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum companion center near Dulles International Airport. The 760,000-square-foot hangar facility has 125 aircraft and 130 major spacecraft on display now, and will eventually display over 200 aircraft and 160 spacecraft. The museum also features an observation tower from which visitors can watch air traffic at Dulles Airport, a large-format IMAX theater, flight simulators, and a museum store. New in 2012, see the Space Shuttle Discovery exhibit.
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The Loudoun Museum
The Glenfiddich House
206 Wirt St, NW
Leesburg, VA 20176
Located in downtown Leesburg, this brings the area's rich historic heritage to life with special events and a collection of over 6,000 artifacts. The Museum shop is located within a 1700s log cabin.
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The Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC's Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex, is less than an hour away from the Resort and features 19 museums, nine research centers and the National Zoo.
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