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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Visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

The Monument Towering 30-feet tall, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a must-see attraction on the National Mall. Honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., this public space is nearby to the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument. Engraved into this statue are many of King’s most famous quotes from …
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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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