To commemorate the Udvar-Hazy Center’s 20th anniversary, a celebration at the museum in Chantilly, Virginia, will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be free and open to the public and offer a range of activities not available during a typical visit, such as the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar, expert talks by museum curators and staff, a conversation with aviation industry pioneer Steven Udvar-Hazy and hands-on activities for visitors of all ages. Onsite parking, normally $15, will be free Dec 2.
The Udvar-Hazy Center opened Dec. 15, 2003. Since then, it has welcomed over 24 million people. There are currently 1,989 aviation artifacts, 931 space artifacts and 105 art objects on display in the building. The center was named in honor of its major donor—Steven F. Udvar-Hazy—and features the large Boeing Aviation Hangar and the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar.
A public celebration and event at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the opening of the building.
Saturday, Dec. 2
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
For more information on this museum, visit the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center page.