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Free Things to Do: Family-Friendly Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is filled with free family activities and thi...

Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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

Free Things to Do: Best of Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: Outdoor Activities in Washington, DC

The District is filled with plenty of outdoor adventures that won’t ...

Where to Find the Most Colorful Street Murals in Washington, DC

Vibrant street art adds color to DC in any season.

10 Reasons to Visit the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC

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The Capital of Free Museums

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

National Law Enforcement Officers Memori...

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

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Downtown

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

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Virginia

National Air and Space Museum Steven F. ...

Fly High at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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National Mall

National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History showcases national treasures, like the Star-Spangled Banner and special exhibits on girlhood and religion

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Capitol Hill

Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Lincoln Park

The Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Lincoln Park commemorates educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune

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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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National Mall

Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

Telling the story of one of America's greatest leaders of the 20th century.

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National Mall

Smithsonian 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.

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