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!
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.
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.
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.
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
The National Museum of American History is devoted to the scientific, cultural, social, technological, and political development of the United States.
The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building and on of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world.
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.
The Memorial was designed by Maya Ying Lin who desired to create a park within a park– a quiet protected place onto itself, yet harmonious with the overall plan of Constitution Gardens. The walls have a mirror-like surface reflecting the images of the surrounding trees, lawns, monuments and visitors.
The Smithsonian Institution Building (also known as The Castle) is home to the Smithsonian Information Center as well as the Institution's administrative headquarters.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed of a world with equality for all. Today, his dream lives on in a beautiful tribute located on the National Mall.
The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide and promote human dignity.
The grounds of the Arlington National Cemetery honor those who have served our nation by providing a sense of beauty and peace for our guests.
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial, modeled after the Pantheon in Rome, is America's foremost memorial to our third President. As an original adaptation of Neoclassical architecture, it is a key landmark in the monumental core of Washington D.C.
National Cathedral is the highest point in D.C. Tours, Worship services, live music, shopping and more.
Historic Mount Vernon invites visitors to sip wine while watching the sunset on George Washington’s home!