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Discover Museums to Visit in Washington, DC

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

Explore the best of kid-friendly DC with these museums and attractio...

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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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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National Mall

National Museum of African American Hist...

A People’s Journey, A Nation’s Story

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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

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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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Petworth

President Lincoln's Cottage

President Lincoln's Cottage offers a unique, historic, and award-winning setting for special events.

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Downtown

Chinese American Museum

Chinese American Museum

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Downtown

Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Established in 1840, St. Matthew's is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington

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National Mall

Art Museum of the Americas, Organization...

The oldest museum of modern and contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art in the United States

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