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National Gallery of Art (Washington DC)
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One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the... more
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The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules... more
Library of Congress (Washington DC)
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Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with... more
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of... more
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A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the horrors of World War II.
Newseum (Washington DC)
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Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best experience Washington, D.C. has... more
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The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's... more
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most... more
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This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its... more
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Jefferson Memorial (Washington DC)
A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda... more
National Mall (Washington DC)
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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol... more
National Portrait Gallery (Washington DC)
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Visitors can view the portraits of all the U.S. presidents.
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Established in 1910 and located on the National Mall, this prestigious museum, part of the... more
This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put to all sorts of national... more
Hillwood Museum & Gardens (Washington DC)
Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres... more
The world's largest museum and research complex is actually comprised of 19 museums and the National... more
Part of the Smithsonian Institution that owns more than 40,000 works depicting the history of art in... more
Ford's Theatre (Washington DC)
The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre is a... more
The Phillips Collection (Washington DC)
"Americas First Museum of American Art" boasts a collection of over 2,500 19th and 20th-century... more
A truly green spectacle, with a jungle, a National Garden with a First Ladies water garden, a rose... more
Washington Monument (Washington DC)
Prominent 555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by elevator to an observation... more
Capitol Hill (Washington DC)
At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. Capitol (Washington DC)
The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the... more
The U.S. National Archives (Washington DC)
Repository where the most important historical documents of the United States are held, such as the... more
Georgetown (Washington DC)
A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable residents, is more than a... more
Tidal Basin (Washington DC)
Springtime in Washington means the explosion of white-pink clouds of cherry blossoms around the... more