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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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

Kid-Friendly Attractions & Interactive Museums in Washington, DC

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

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Free Things to Do: Museums in Washington, DC

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Can’t-Miss Free Museums on the National Mall

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The Capital of Free Museums

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Capitol Hill

National Guard Memorial Museum

The museum takes visitors through 6,000 sq. ft. of artifacts, exhibits and images covering nearly 400 years of National Guard history in vivid detail.

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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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Upper Northwest

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

One of the premier art collector's museums in the United States, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is dedicated to enlighteni..

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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 Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Dupont Circle

The Mansion on O & O Street Museum

With over 100 rooms and 80 secret doors, O Museum in The Mansion is one of the most unique experiences in the world.

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National Mall

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Located on the National Mall within view of the US Capitol and the Washington Monument, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden welcomes more than 750,000 visitors a year, making it one of the most visited art museums in the country

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Anacostia

Anacostia Community Museum

The Museum is closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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