U.S. Botanic Garden

The Garden The United States Botanic Garden is located on the official grounds of the United States Capitol here in Washington D.C. It is part of the Capitol Grounds. As a result of this, it shares grounds with many important United States landmarks. Among these are the Capitol Building and Visitor Center, The Congressional Office …
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Lincoln Memorial

The iconic Lincoln Memorial is a must-see for any tourist visiting Washington DC!   The Memorial The Lincoln Memorial is a 99-foot tall marble structure in the style of classic Greek architecture. It is built out of Yule Marble quarried from Colorado. It sits atop 145 steps leading up from the reflection pool at the …
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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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National Cherry Blossom Festival

Events and Festivals in Washington DC: MARCH 20 – APRIL 12, 2020   Every April, our nation’s capital changes into the most spectacular color of pink one can imagine as the Cherry Trees lining the National Mall and Potomac Rivers burst forth with life and vitality. This phenomenon is an annual treat for locals as …
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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 Visit to the Library of Congress

Free Events – Library of Congress Monday – Saturday (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) **Closed on Sundays**   Introduction Whether you are an avid book worm or not, a visit to the Library of Congress in Washington DC is a not-to-be-missed afternoon event for any visit to the nation’s capital. Boasting well over 164 million …
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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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Washington National Zoo

Free Events – Washington D.C Smithsonian National Zoological Park¬† Every Sunday – Saturday¬† 8 AM – 5 PM Location Nestled near the Adams Morgan and Woodley Park neighborhoods of Washington D.C. lies one of the world’s greatest and most expansive zoos. Offering exhibits of exotic animals from all around the world, the Smithsonian National Zoological …
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