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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 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

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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Petworth

President Lincoln's Cottage

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

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National Mall

National Museum of African Art

Devoted to the collection, exhibition, conservation and study of the arts of Africa

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National Mall

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

Two outstanding collections of Asian art

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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

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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Downtown

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art: Of the nation and for all the people.

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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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