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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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Woodley Park

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Enjoy thousands of exotic animals

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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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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Mus...

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

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National Mall

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

Two outstanding collections of Asian art

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National Mall

Smithsonian Associates

Smithsonian Associates—the largest museum-based education program in the world—produces vibrant educational and cultural programming that brings the Smithsonian to life

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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

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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Georgetown

Dumbarton House

Explore life in the early days of the republic at this fine 1799 house in Georgetown!

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