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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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20+ Cool & Interesting Museums in Washington, DC That Aren’t On the National Mall

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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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The Capital of Free Museums

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Downtown

Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Established in 1840, St. Matthew's is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington

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National Mall

National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery gives visitors a chance to meet fascinating Americans from more than 225 years of history in its halls

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National Mall

Smithsonian Associates

Smithsonian Associates—the largest museum-based education program in the world—produces vibrant educational and cultural programming that brings the Smithsonian to life

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Georgetown

Old Stone House

The oldest house on its original foundation in Washington, DC.

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National Mall

National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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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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National Mall

National Museum of African Art

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

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