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National Museum of African American History & Culture

National Museum of African American History & Culture »

After Friday, September 23, 2016 the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on the grounds of the Washington Monument in downtown DC. This brand new addition to the Smithsonian Institution is a must-see destination for tourists and locals alike--here’s what you can look forward to on your next visit!

Places to visit in Washington DC

Places to visit in Washington DC »

Crime Museum

Crime Museum »

Explore American History from a different perspective. The Crime Museum in Washington, DC is described by Good Morning America as a “must see for CSI fans.”

United States Botanic Garden Conservatory

United States Botanic Garden Conservatory »

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems.

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian »

The National Museum of the American Indian houses one of the world’s largest and most diverse collections of its kind. Exhibitions are designed in collaboration with Native communities from across the hemisphere.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum »

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world.

National Zoological Park

National Zoological Park »

One of the world’s best zoos and home to approximately 2,000 animals representing nearly 400 species, of which about a quarter are endangered; provides leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum »

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unparalleled research, collections, exhibitions, and education outreach programs.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden »

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is a leading voice for contemporary art and culture and provides a national platform for the art and artists of our time.

National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum »

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials

National Museum of American History

National Museum of American History »

The National Museum of American History is devoted to the scientific, cultural, social, technological, and political development of the United States.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

National Museum of African American History and Culture »

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is a Smithsonian Institution museum established in 2003 by an Act of Congress. This is the 19th Smithsonian Institution and is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture.

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens »

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is a 95 acre complex of large ornamental display gardens and unique native plant collections.

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts »

The Kennedy Center is America's living memorial to President Kennedy. Since opening in 1971, the Kennedy Center has continued its efforts to fulfill his vision--- presenting the greatest performers and performances from across America and around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving the nation as a leader in arts education.

Ford’s Theatre

Ford’s Theatre »

Ford's Theatre celebrates the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and explores the American experience through theatre and education.

Library of Congress

Library of Congress »

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world with millions of books in its collection.

United States Capitol Building

United States Capitol Building »

The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building and on of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world.

Roundhouse Theatre

Roundhouse Theatre »

One of the largest and most acclaimed professional theatre companies in the Washington, DC metro area.

The White House

The White House »

The home to the President of the United States, the site was selected by George Washington in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792, and a completed design submitted by Irish born architect James Hoban was chosen.

World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial »

The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the United States, the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.