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Department of the Interior Museum

Address: 1849 C St Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20240 (National Mall)
Phone Number: 202 208 4743
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Ranked #360 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Springfield, VA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A few National Park posters and a discussion of silk-screening does not a museum make. Although the lunch in the cafeteria was OK, I wish there had been some indication that there was an Ansel Adams display somewhere; we didn't see it, only heard about it later.

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Mancos, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have visited the museum before and was looking forward to it again so I stopped in on a short afternoon visit. Asked at the entrance if we could get through the the security check point to visit the museum and were told not a problem simply fill out the guest register and go through the magnetometer. Quite the ordeal... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
62 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Right now the museum is under construction, but there's still a really fun little exhibit on the finding, renovation, and reissuing of a lot of the WPA/CCC-era "See America!" posters for the National Parks. They found a few of the old posters, did some repair work on them, and are now issuing whole new sets of the posters for the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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270 reviews 270 reviews
90 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Free tours, concentrating on the many murals in the building. The most attractive company cafeteria ever. But be prepared for some walking. This building occupies a whole, large block. Across from the DAR. One mural, staring defiantly at the DAR hall, depicts the concert by a black opera singer at the Lincoln memorial, to where it was moved when the... More 

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