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The following museums are closed Saturday, July 23, due to a power outage: National Museum of the American Indian, Hirshhorn Museum, National Museum of African Art, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and the Ripley Center.Skip navigation
January 1978 – Closed
Air and Space Museum
601 Independence Ave., SW
Location: Across from Air & Space Museum Theater, 1st Floor, East Wing
Photographs, models, and awards received by Werner von Braun, a replica of the tape recorder that returned to earth from Explorer III, and animation art from a 1950 Disney film are included in an exhibit marking the 20th anniversary of the launch of Explorer I.