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  1 Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and
As the Smithsonian Institution's museum of African American history and culture, the Museum explores American history, society, and creative expression from an African American perspective....

2 Arts and Industries Building
The building's exhibition halls are currently closed in preparation for renovation.The Arts and Industries Building has a special role among Smithsonian buildings, as the original...

3 Battleground National Cemetery
Battleground National Cemetery, located at 6625 Georgia Avenue, NW, was established shortly after the Battle of Fort Stevens in the summer of 1864. The battle,...

4 Bureau of Engraving and Printing: DC
You'll see millions of dollars being printed during a tour of the BEP. The tour features the various steps of currency production, beginning with large,...

5 Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
Imagine a world in which people like you have no written history, or that which has been written is incomplete or distorted. Before Dr....

6 Constitution Gardens
Dedicated in 1976, Constitution Gardens serves as an oasis within the bustling city for visitors, residents and wildlife. A memorial island in the...

7 Department of the Interior Museum
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Museum educates the public and DOI employees about the current missions and programs of the Department of the...

8 Ford''s Theatre National Historic Site
The Petersen House will be closed to the public for rehabilitation and repair beginning September 26, 2010. The work is expected to be...

9 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Introduction"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." These are the words of our 32nd President, a man who embodied the meaning...

10 George Mason Memorial
he George Mason Memorial, dedicated on April 9, 2002, honors the little known but widely felt contributions of an important founding father. The ...

11 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Conceived as the nation's museum of modern and contemporary art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has as its genesis a passion for collecting and...

12 John Ericsson National Memorial
During his lifetime, John Ericsson revolutionized several facets of technology. The Swedish-born engineer-inventor is best known for his work during the Civil War...

13 Korean War Veterans Memorial
http://www.nps.gov/kowa/planyourvisit/directions.htm...

14 Lincoln Memorial
“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.”...

15 Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
http://www.nps.gov/mamc/planyourvisit/directions.htm...

16 Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Mary McLeod Bethune achieved her greatest national and international recognition at the Washington, DC townhouse at 1318 Vermont Avenue, NW, that is now this Historic...

17 National Air and Space Museum
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. It is also a...

18 National Archives Building
The National Archives Building in Washington, DC (Archives I), houses textual and microfilm records relating to genealogy, American Indians, the New Deal, the District of...

19 National Museum of African Art
As a leading center for the visual arts of Africa, the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) fosters and sustains--through exhibitions, collections, research, and public...

20 National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History closed to the public on September 5, 2006 for major architectural renovations and is scheduled to reopen by...

21 National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to...

22 National Music Museum
On July 8, 1998, the leaders of the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress joined with the Federal City Council's President, former Senate Majority...

23 National Portrait Gallery
Generations of remarkable Americans are kept in the company of their fellow citizens at the National Portrait Gallery. The Gallery presents the wonderful diversity of...

24 National Postal Museum
The National Postal Museum, a Smithsonian Institution museum, is located in the old Post Office building next to Union Station in Washington, D.C. The Museum...

25 Old Post Office Tower
The Old Post Office Tower soars to 315 feet, making it third in height among the buildings of the Nation’s Capital. The 270-foot observation...

26 Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm
http://www.nps.gov/oxhi/planyourvisit/directions.htm...

27 Peirce Mill
The area around Peirce Mill, including Peirce Barn and restrooms will be closed until further notice, please use the restrooms located at picnic...

28 President''s Park (White House)
Welcome to President's Park!The President of the United States and their family live in a national park! The White House and President's Park, have...

29 Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site
JOURNEY TO PARKS BEYOND THE CAPITALWelcome to National Capital Parks-East! We invite you to journey to parks Beyond the Capital of Washington, D.C.  National Capital ...

30 Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery
The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) is America's first federal art collection, dedicated to the enjoyment and understanding of American art. The museum celebrates the...

31 Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Galle
The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery together form the national museum of Asian art. The galleries offer one of the Western...

32 Smithsonian Institution Building, the Castle
The Smithsonian Information Center, located in the Castle, provides a multifaceted information and orientation program to assist you in planning your visit to the Smithsonian...

33 Smithsonian National Zoological Park
The National Zoo, located on 163 acres in Rock Creek Park, features an evolving array of animal exhibits that portray the natural world in all...

34 The Old Stone House
The Old Stone HouseIn the midst of Washington, D.C., a city of grand memorials to national leaders and significant events, stands an unassuming building...

35 Thomas Jefferson Memorial
IntroductionThe words of Thomas Jefferson, some written more than 200 years ago, have shaped American ideals. Today, many of these impressive, stirring words...

36 USDA Forest Service Headquarters Information Center
Forest Service staff greet visitors connecting them to their National Forests and Grasslands while also helping with their visit to the National Mall. There...

37 USDA Visitors Center
The mission of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Visitors Center is to communicate the global, national and local role of the USDA in...

38 Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Deliberately setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served when their Nation called...

39 World War II Memorial
The public may visit the World War II Memorial 24 hours a day. However Rangers are on duty to answer questions from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 P.M....

 
 
 
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