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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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Brookland

Basilica of the National Shrine of the I...

The largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world.

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Southwest & The Wharf

International Spy Museum

Experience an interactive mission at the International Spy 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

Smithsonian Office of Visitor Services

Known as the Castle, the oldest of the 19 Smithsonian museums houses the Smithsonian Visitor Center, which offers volunteers ..

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National Mall

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackl...

Two outstanding collections of Asian art

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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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Dupont Circle

The Phillips Collection

Encounter superb works of modern art in an intimate setting at The Phillips Collection, an internationally recognized museum in Washington's vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood.

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

German–American Heritage Museum

The German-American Heritage Museum is the only national museum to celebrate, display, and commend the achievements of immigrants who came from German-speaking countries and achieved the American dream

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