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Woodrow Wilson House: Washington's only presidential museum is the home of Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), who founded the League of Nations and helped shape the modern U.S. presidency.

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#1 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the... more
#2 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules... more
#4 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the horrors of World War II.
#5 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with... more
#6 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of... more
#9 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
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The most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's... more
#10 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best experience Washington, D.C. has... more
#11 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most... more
#12 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
#13 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its... more
#14 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol... more
#19 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda... more
#20 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Established in 1910 and located on the National Mall, this prestigious museum, part of the... more
#22 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Visitors can view the portraits of all the U.S. presidents.
#23 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres... more
#24 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
The world's largest museum and research complex is actually comprised of 19 museums and the National... more
#25 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put to all sorts of national... more
#28 of 461 things to do in Washington DC
The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre is a... more
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Part of the Smithsonian Institution that owns more than 40,000 works depicting the history of art in... more