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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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Kid-Friendly Attractions & Interactive Museums in Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: Museums in Washington, DC

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Can’t-Miss Free Museums on the National Mall

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Upper Northwest

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

One of the premier art collector's museums in the United States, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is dedicated to enlighteni..

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is the home to one of the most significant and most inclusive collections of American art in the world

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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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Anacostia

Anacostia Community Museum

The Museum is closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Brookland

Saint John Paul II National Shrine

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is dedicated to the worship of God and to furthering devotion to Saint John Paul II

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Georgetown

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden

Tudor Place offers unique and intimate settings perfect for special occasions.

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National Mall

National Archives Museum

Home to the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights, the National Archives holds more than 15 billion records.

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National Mall

National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History showcases national treasures, like the Star-Spangled Banner and special exhibits on girlhood and religion

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