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A group of demonstrators sit outside the entrance to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington after police pepper-sprayed a group of protestors trying to get into the museum Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, as part of Occupy DC activities in Washington. One protester hold a sign with the writing "The American Autumn", a takeoff reference to the Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East.

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Standoff with protesters closes Washington museum

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington was closed Saturday after anti-war demonstrators tried to enter the building to protest a drone exhibit, and at least one person was pepper-sprayed.

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