Skip to main content
Home

History & Heritage

Explore historic things to do in Washington, DC

Neighborhood
Amenities
Reset

Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museum...

Visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Discover rich and essential African American history at this free Sm...

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

Immerse yourself in the red, white and blue at this impressive free ...

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

Fascinating African American history and culture awaits in DC, from ...

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

Experience African American history, culture and entertainment in Wa...


Cleveland Park

Embassy of Hungary Washington, DC

Brodhead-Bell-Morton Mansion

VIEW DETAILS

National Mall

Vietnam Women's Memorial

Just south of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is the Vietnam Women's Memorial, which commemorates the 265,000 women that served in the Vietnam War, many of whom worked as nurses

VIEW DETAILS

Downtown

Decatur House on Lafayette Square

Designed by architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe in 1818, this historic home was the first and last private residence in Lafayette Square.

VIEW DETAILS

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

VIEW DETAILS

Penn Quarter & Chinatown

National Law Enforcement Museum

National Law Enforcement Museum

VIEW DETAILS

Downtown

City Brew Tours DC

Experience the rich history of Washington, DC in an entirely new way

VIEW DETAILS

National Mall

National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

VIEW DETAILS

Downtown

U.S. Navy Memorial

Ideally located on Pennsylvania Avenue midway between the White House and the Capitol Building, the United States Navy Memorial is quickly becoming one of Washington’s premier destination locations

VIEW DETAILS
Partner Content