Museums/Galleries in Washington, D.C.

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Museums/Galleries in Washington, D.C.

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Name Category Location
 
Art Museum of the Americas
Changing exhibits highlight modern and...
Museums / Galleries The White House Area and Foggy Bottom
 
Corcoran Gallery of Art
In April 2014, Washington's oldest privately...
Museums / Galleries The White House Area and Foggy Bottom
 
Daughters of the American Revolution Museum (DAR)
The Beaux Arts-style Memorial Continental Hall...
Museums / Galleries The White House Area and Foggy Bottom
 
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
The events that took place here on the night of...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites, Historic Districts / Sites Downtown
 
The Freer and Sackler galleries
The Smithsonian Institution has two museums of...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
Heurich House Museum
This opulent Romanesque Revival mansion, also...
Museums / Galleries Dupont Circle
 
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
Long before the age of Paris Hilton, cereal...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Upper Northwest
 
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Conceived as the nation's museum of modern and...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
International Spy Museum
It's believed that there are more spies in...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
Kreeger Museum
The cool white domes and elegant lines of this...
Museums / Galleries Upper Northwest
 
Madame Tussauds
A branch of the famous London-based waxworks...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
Marian Koshland Science Museum
Part of the National Academy of Sciences, this...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
National Air and Space Museum
This is the country's most visited museum,...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
National Archives
Monument, museum, and the nation's memory, the...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries The Mall
 
National Building Museum
Architecture, design, landscaping, and urban...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
National Gallery of Art, East Building
The East Building opened in 1978 in response to...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
National Gallery of Art, West Building
The two buildings of the National Gallery hold...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
National Geographic Museum
Founded in 1888, the National Geographic...
Museums / Galleries Dupont Circle
 
National Museum of American History
The 3 million artifacts and archival...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
National Museum of Crime and Punishment
America's history of crime and the judicial...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
National Museum of Natural History
This is one of the world's great natural history...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's newest museum, opened in 2004,...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Founded in 1987, this is the only major museum in...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
National Portrait Gallery
The intersection of art, biography, and...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
Newseum
The setting, in a dramatic glass-and-silver...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
Phillips Collection
The first museum of modern art in the country,...
Museums / Galleries Dupont Circle
 
President Lincoln's Cottage
In June 1862 President Lincoln moved from the...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Upper Northwest
 
Smithsonian American Art Museum
From Georgia O'Keeffe's stunning Yellow Calla...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues, Libraries Downtown
 
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
A pioneer in the community museum movement,...
Museums / Galleries Anacostia
 
Smithsonian Castle Information Center
The original home of the Smithsonian...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
This unique underground building houses stunning...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
Smithsonian National Postal Museum
The National Museum of Natural History has the...
Museums / Galleries Capitol Hill
 
Textile Museum
This 46,000-sq-ft. museum, which recently...
Museums / Galleries Dupont Circle
 
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This museum asks visitors to consider how the...
Museums / Galleries The Mall
 
Woodrow Wilson House
President Wilson and his second wife, Edith...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Dupont Circle

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