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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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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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National Mall

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 2020 Smithsonian Folklife Festival presentation on the National Mall in Washington, D

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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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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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Woodley Park

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Enjoy thousands of exotic animals

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

National Building Museum

The National Building Museum is America's leading cultural institution devoted to the history and impact of the built environment.

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National Mall

Discovery Theater

Discovery Theater is your source for live performances that celebrate the rich diversity of our region and our world

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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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