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“So Little Time, So Much To See”

Smithsonian Institution Building
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Small Group Tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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Small Group Smithsonian Combo Tour: Museum of American History and Air and...
Ranked #34 of 444 things to do in Washington DC
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The world's largest museum and research complex is actually comprised of 19 museums and the National Zoo, with subjects that vary from African Art to the postal service, sculpture to space exploration.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Potomac
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“So Little Time, So Much To See”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We are local and visit a number of times each year. The new colonial furniture exhibit was stunning but so much of what they do is. Visitor's can take two full days and be happy they did.

Visited June 2013
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Randolph, NY
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Busy, but absolutely amazing!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

First of all...free! I can't believe such a treasure was free!
We had so much fun viewing the exhibits that we almost completely ignored the gift shops...which is really saying something because we are big gift shop fans!

Visited July 2013
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Irving, Texas, United States
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“So many! So do your Homework Ahead of Time”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

There are actually many Smithsonian. Not always totally organized. So do your homework and find out what you are looking for and then seek out that item. Do you want Air & Space or Art? Do you want Natural History and animals or American History and development. Know what you want and give yourself a limit. 2 hours is minimal, but 4 hours will cost you half of a day.

Visited July 2013
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Indianapolis
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63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“First stop”
Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This should be one of your first stops. It has all the info you will need before you start exploring. Very nice garden area and gift shop.

Visited July 2013
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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Place to get started”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

This is the place to go if you have never been to the many Smithsonian museums. Nice luncheon area and many. many helpful people and pamphlets.

Visited June 2013
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