Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 12/6/2008 10:00:00 AM
I recommend a visit to see the ultralight aircraft that is on display at the Udvar-Hazy musuem. It is the actual ultralight that led one of the whooping crane migrations and was featured in the movie Fly Away Home. It would be great if you took a photo of your child in front of the ultralight and emailed it to me to post on our school website and our Barrett Whooping Crane Blog. My email address is LaurieJSullivan@gmail.com From Washington, D.C., and points south: I-66 West to Route 28 North (Exit 53B): Travel on Route 28 North for 5.3 miles. Exit at Air and Space Museum Parkway and follow the signs to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Click here for Directions to Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum Admission to the museum is free. Please note that a parking fee of $12.00 applies until 4pm. On my last visit to the museum I arrived a little after 4:00 and stayed until closing (5:30) so the entire outting was free. Museum hours are 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Open every day except December 25.