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Experience the most authentic things to do in DC


Southwest & The Wharf

The Anthem

The Anthem is a music venue and auditorium in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, D


Southwest & The Wharf

U.S. Military District of Washington Pub...

MDW is the home of the Army's official ceremonial unit, the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band (Pershing's Own).


U Street

9:30 Club

Concert venue located a few blocks from the U Street Metro stop


Dupont Circle

Anderson House–The American Revolution I...

Experience the history and splendor of Gilded Age Washington at Anderson House, a 1905 Beaux Arts mansion built as the winter home of Larz Anderson, an American diplomat, and his wife, Isabel


National Mall

National Museum of Asian Art

The National Museum of Asian Art is dedicated to advancing public knowledge about the arts and cultures of Asia through exhibitions, publications, research and education.


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



Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Ameri...

Permanent collection and exhibitions of American crafts. This gem of a museum, located in a historic building near the White House, is dedicated to exhibiting the finest American crafts from the 19th century to the present



Arlington House

Former home of Robert E. Lee. Open daily 9:30 am–4:30 pm


Wildly Authentic Things to Do

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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museum...

Theaters & Performance Spaces to See a Show in Washington, DC

A variety of performances grace stages throughout the District – her...

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

Venture off the National Mall to these knowledge centers for a uniqu...

Ways to Celebrate African American History & Culture in Washington, DC

Honor the African American experience at these museums, memorials an...

2 Days Exploring LGBTQ+ Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is one of the most diverse—and welcoming—cities...

Discover the National Gallery of Art East Building in Washington, DC

Explore modern artworks in this stunningly beautiful free museum on ...

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