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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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Visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: African American History & Culture in Washington, DC

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3 Days of African American History & Heritage in Washington, DC

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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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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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National Mall

Smithsonian IMAX® and Planetarium

Watch stunning IMAX films on six-story screens and planetarium shows on a 77 ft. digital dome theater.

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Capitol Hill

Emancipation Memorial (Freedman's Memori...

Located in Lincoln Park on Capitol Hill, the Emancipation Memorial (sometimes referred to as the Freedman's Memorial) feature..

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National Mall

National Archives Museum

Home to the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights, the National Archives holds more than 15 billion records.

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National Mall

National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Downtown

DC by Foot

DC's highest rated walking tour company - plus the tours are free to join! DC by Foot presents pay-what-you-like walking tours of Washington, DC - also offering food, bike and bus tours

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Dupont Circle

Woodrow Wilson House

Dine intimately in the presidential Dining Room, enjoy cocktails throughout the main museum rooms or relax and unwind in the tranquil period garden.

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