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Head to the Best Museums in Washington DC

There are a few must-visit attractions in the Nation’s Capital, and those often include the best museums in Washington DC. With more than 70 museums in the area, you’ll quickly see that there’s something for everyone. From history buffs and art lovers to science enthusiasts and air and space travel hobbyists, the selection of the …
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The exterior entry of the National Geographic Museum in DC

Visit the National Geographic Museum in Washington Dc

There’s certainly no shortage of fantastic museums and other things to do in Washington DC this summer, but one of our favorites is the National Geographic Museum. The National Geographic Museum is a short 20-minute walk through Dupont Circle from our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast. Once there, you’ll be welcome to dive into the …
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Washington Monument on the Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. at dawn.

Top 5 Free Things To Do in Washington D.C.

An exciting trip to our country’s capital does not need to cost an arm and a leg. There are plenty of free things to do in Washington D.C.  Whether you are just stopping in for a day trip or visiting for a weekend stay at a Washington DC Bed and Breakfast, there is plenty to …
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Exterior Front of the Donald W Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture Building where the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum are housed. An American Flag flies high on an aluminum looking pole on the left of the building and the Smithsonian Flag flies on the right of the Building.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Museum The Smithsonian American Art Museum is one of the largest collections of American Art in the world. It features more than 7,000 artists. The galleries highlight famous periods of American history through art commissioned to capture them. For example, “Experience America” is a series that the Federal Government commissioned. Its intent was to …
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Sculptures. One is a metal sphere, the other is a yellow pumpkin with black spots

The Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Museum Hours: 10 AM – 5:30 PM Sculpture Garden Hours: All Hours Location Independence Ave SW &, 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20560 Nearest Metro Stop: Smithsonian Station Food Dolcezza Cafe located inside the museum proper, ground floor Museum History The Hirshhorn Museum was opened in 1974 with the purpose …
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American Flag in the Breeze

The National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History Hours: 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM Location: Constitution Avenue, NW Between 12th and 14th Streets Washington, D.C. Nearest Metro: Smithsonian Station; Blue, Orange, and Silver lines Food: America’s Table Cafe, 11:00 am – 02:00 pm LeRoy Neiman Jazz Cafe, 10:00 am – 05:00 pm The National Museum of American …
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A small glider

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age Currently on View National Air and Space Museum, National Mall 10:00 am – 5:30 pm, Daily Exhibit The Wright exhibit is constructed in a chronological horseshoe surrounding a model of the glider. The decor is reminiscent of a classic midwestern house, in terms of lamps …
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Three adults and a child conversing in front of an old fashioned train engine.

America on the Move

Transportation deeply affects how we live our lives, yet few of us consider the history of our highways and bus systems. Nonetheless, transportation has a history that is tied to other profound changes in American life. The exhibit ‘America On the Move’ at the National Museum of American History covers advancements in transportation from 1876 …
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