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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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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

National Law Enforcement Museum

National Law Enforcement Museum

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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

National Museum of African American Hist...

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture

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National Mall

National Museum of Natural History

Visit the world’s largest natural history museum. Highlights include the 45

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Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is the home to one of the most significant and most inclusive collections of American art in the world

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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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National Mall

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 2020 Smithsonian Folklife Festival presentation on the National Mall in Washington, D

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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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