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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 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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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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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is the home to one of the most significant and most inclusive collections of American art in the world

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Brookland

Saint John Paul II National Shrine

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is dedicated to the worship of God and to furthering devotion to Saint John Paul II

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National Mall

National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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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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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

National Museum of Natural History

Visit the world’s largest natural history museum. Highlights include the 45

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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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