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Free Things to Do: Family-Friendly Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is filled with free family activities and thi...

Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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

Free Things to Do: Best of Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: Outdoor Activities in Washington, DC

The District is filled with plenty of outdoor adventures that won’t ...

Where to Find the Most Colorful Street Murals in Washington, DC

Vibrant street art adds color to DC in any season.

10 Reasons to Visit the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC

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The Capital of Free Museums

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Downtown

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Ameri...

Permanent collection and exhibitions of American crafts. This gem of a museum, located in a historic building near the White House, is dedicated to exhibiting the finest American crafts from the 19th century to the present

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National Mall

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is situated on a four-acre site along the National Mall's Tidal Basin, adjacent to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and shares a direct line of sight between the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials

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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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Downtown

Jefferson Memorial

This gem on the National Mall is dedicated to the third U.S. President and author of the Declaration of Independence

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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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Virginia

U.S. Air Force Memorial

Located in Arlington, VA, the United States Air Force Memorial honors the service and heritage of the men and women of the United States Air Force

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National Mall

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

A visit to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is to be transported to a trying time in American history, an era rife with economic depression and international conflict

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Capitol Hill

National Guard Memorial Museum

The museum takes visitors through 6,000 sq. ft. of artifacts, exhibits and images covering nearly 400 years of National Guard history in vivid detail.

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