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Free Things to Do: Family-Friendly Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is filled with free family activities and thi...

Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museum...

Free Things to Do: Best of Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: Outdoor Activities in Washington, DC

The District is filled with plenty of outdoor adventures that won’t ...

Where to Find the Most Colorful Street Murals in Washington, DC

Vibrant street art adds color to DC in any season.

10 Reasons to Visit the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC

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The Capital of Free Museums

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National Mall

National Museum of African Art

Devoted to the collection, exhibition, conservation and study of the arts of Africa

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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National Mall

Discovery Theater

Discovery Theater is your source for live performances that celebrate the rich diversity of our region and our world

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National Mall

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Located on the National Mall within view of the US Capitol and the Washington Monument, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden welcomes more than 750,000 visitors a year, making it one of the most visited art museums in the country

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Capitol Hill

Emancipation Memorial (Freedman's Memori...

Located in Lincoln Park on Capitol Hill, the Emancipation Memorial (sometimes referred to as the Freedman's Memorial) feature..

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National Mall

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is situated on a four-acre site along the National Mall's Tidal Basin, adjacent to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and shares a direct line of sight between the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials

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Capitol Hill

Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Lincoln Park

The Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Lincoln Park commemorates educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune

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National Mall

Smithsonian IMAX® and Planetarium

Watch stunning IMAX films on six-story screens and planetarium shows on a 77 ft. digital dome theater.

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