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“Really neat building”

National Museum of the American Indian
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$400.00*
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Customized Private Sightseeing Tour of DC
Ranked #54 of 458 things to do in Washington DC
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The National Museum of the American Indian houses artifacts, art, historical and cultural objects from Native Indian communities in the Hemisphere.
Reviewed October 18, 2012

The History of the American Indian. Great for school age children. And the building will is unique which will excite Mom and Dad. Beautifully done and wonderful cafeteria to boot. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

This museum is fairly new and the architecture is very unique. The displays are well done and there is a 'storyteller' who gives information and plays a tribal drum. He's amazing!

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

I admit the exhibits are just ok, some are interesting but none wildly captivated me. However, I recommend to anyone who will be visiting the Smithsonian Museums to go to this particular cafeteria for lunch, regardless of whether or not you check out the actual museum itself. They have some more typical things that would be ok for the kiddos while you will be eating fare such as lobster roll, buffalo chili, tamales, and salmon.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

The best aspect of this museum is the horse exhibit. Despite its flaws, the horse exhibit has some consistency and organization. As a horse/animal lover, I found the presence of the horses moving and the exhibit easy to follow. The rest of the museum is disjointed and a bit flat. I am not sorry I went, but would not return.

Thank Samba
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

As you approach the building, the exterior architecture blows you away. It feels like you are transported out of DC to somewhere in the Southwest. The attention to detail and excellent exhibits on the inside will keep you busy for hours. The restaurant features native American food from various locations. The food is well marked with vegetarian and gluten free options. It was an unexpected culinary delight!

Thank MissMuffet63
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