100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do in DC

Make the most out of any visit to Washington, DC with free events, museums, parks, attractions and more.

100 Free and Almost Things to Do in DC - Family Picnicking by the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall - Things to Do in Washington, DC
DC is the capital of free! Here’s how you can take advantage of it all.

Washington, DC offers attractions and activities for everyone, including visitors who want to save a little money. Few cities in the world provide the same access to incredible museums, one-of-a-kind events and incredible displays as Washington, DC. Choose from the categories below to see what's free or nearly free.