Udvar-Hazy Center to open May 5. Six other Smithsonian Museums plus the Zoo to also open in May!

Apr 23, 2021  -  National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center  -  News & Updates

Hi there,

We are REOPENING! Is there a way to share the following with members? I don’t see a members forum (but could very well be missing it).

We are thrilled to announce that the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will reopen on Wednesday, May 5 – the 60th anniversary the first U.S. human spaceflight by Alan Shepard. We will be open daily from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Also opening next month:

  • Friday, May 14 National Museum of African American History and Culture (Wednesday – Sunday, 11 am – 4:00 pm)

National Portrait Gallery (Wednesday – Sunday, 11:30 am – 7:00 pm)

Smithsonian American Art Museum (Wednesday – Sunday, 11:30 am – 7:00 pm)

Renwick Gallery (Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm)

  • Friday, May 21 National Museum of American History (Friday – Tuesday, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm)
  • National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC (Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm)
  • National Zoo (Daily 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Additional details on protocols, timed-entry passes, etc.

National Air and Space Museum’s Destination: Air and Space e-newsletter

Smithsonian news release

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this information.



Holly Williamson│Public Affairs Specialist(202) 633-2373[email protected]

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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and Mailing Address 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, VA 20151