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There are hundreds of programs available in the DC area. You can stick with your children's interests or expose them to something new, while they are still willing little sponges. What rates an "ew!" this month might be just the ticket next spring.

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African American Civil War Memorial & Museum

202-667-2667

1925 Vermont Ave., NW
Washington DC 20001

Price: Free admission

Age: 8 and up

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"Using photographs and documents, the African American Civil War Museum helps visitors understand the African American's heroic and largely unknown struggle for freedom for all."

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Agricultural History Farm Park

301-948-5053

18400 Muncaster Road
Derwood MD 20855

Price: Free

Age: All ages

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The Agricultural History Farm Park is open year-round, sunrise to sunset.  The park offers a small insight into Montgomery County's farming heritage.  There is an original farmhouse, bank barn and various outbuildings.  The park has annual events...

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Air Force Memorial

1 Air Force Memorial Drive
Arlington VA 22204

Price: Free admission

Age: All ages

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The Air Force Memorial pays tribute to the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecssor organizations.  The memorial is open daily, with various hours depending on the time of year.

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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

703-746-4399

105 North Union Street
Alexandria VA 22314

Price: Free admission

Age: 6 and up

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"Through the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, the City of Alexandria, Virginia's archaeologists, volunteers and students work with citizens and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past, and to share...

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American University Museum

202-885-1300

4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington DC 20016

Price: Free admission

Age: 7 and up

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The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center provides guided tours for all ages to help you get the most out of your visit. Trained docents can tailor tours to focus on specific work or cover highlights of a particular exhibition on...

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B&O Railroad Museum

410-752-2490

901 West Pratt Street
Baltimore MD 21223

Price: Free (members); $16/adult; $10/child ages 2 to 12

Age: All ages

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Make the B&O Railroad Museum your next stop. Take a nostalgic journey into America's past at the oldest continuously operated railroad facility in the world. Five historic buildings, more than 150 pieces of full size equipment on 37 acres,...

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Baltimore Museum of Art

443-573-1700

10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore MD 21218

Price: Free

Age: 5 and up

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BMA features the Cone Collection (20th Century art including Matisse and Picasso and lots more - thanks ladies!), American Paintings and Decorative Arts, European Paintings and Sculpture, Arts of Africa, Asia, The Americas and Oceania, Modern and...

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Benning Park

5100 Southern Avenue, SE
Washington DC 20019

Price: Free

Age: All ages

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The park has so much to offer that it’s a little overwhelming at first.  The eye catching attraction is the giant castle feted with a drawbridge, suspension bridge, two block climbers, stepping stumps and three slides. ...

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Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre

703-365-7895

12229 Bristow Road
Bristow VA 20136

Price: Free admission

Age: 8 and up

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Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre is a 28-acre site with five historic buildings that interprets the history of Brentsville (the county seat of Prince William during the Civil War) through three centuries. They offer guided tours, nature...

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

1-866-874-2330

14th and C Streets, SW
Washington DC 20228

Price: Free admission

Age: 5 and up

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is the largest producer of security documents in the United States. Tours are offered at their Washington, DC facility throughout the year. Peak times are March to August and free tickets are required. ...

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Claude Moore Fun For All Playground

800 Waterloo Road
Warrenton VA 20186

Price: Free

Age: All ages

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The Equipment

Claude Moore is a similar concept to Clemyjontri, but on a smaller scale.  The bouncy rubber surface is a reassurance for parents.  There are opportunities galore to balance such as various beams and stepping stumps.  A...

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Colvin Run Mill

703-759-2771

10017 Colvin Run Road
Great Falls VA 22066

Price: Free admission

Age: All ages

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A visit to Colvin Run Mill puts you front and center with a historic mill built c.1811. Kids can see the massive waterwheel and gears that power the grinding process, take part in educational tours and classes or even have a birthday party on the...

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DAR Museum

202-628-1776

1776 D St., NW
Washington DC 20006

Price: Free admission

Age: 5 and up

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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum is a family-friendly museum with 31 period rooms, a touch area and various galleries. They have family programs throughout the year, mainly geared for ages 5 and up.

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DEA Museum & Visitors Center

202-307-3463

700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington VA 22202

Price: Free admission

Age: 8 and up

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The DEA Museum & Visitor's Center is the only museum in the country focused on drugs, drug abuse and drug law enforcement. The museum opened in May 1999 and features interactive kiosks, mini theater, literature corner and exhibit on the...

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Dinosaur Park

301-627-1286

13201 Mid-Atlantic Boulevard
Laurel MD 20708

Price: Free

Age: All ages

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Walk the same ground the dinosaurs did millions of years ago and discover the secrets of Maryland's pre-historic past at Dinosaur Park in Laurel, Maryland.   The park preserves a rare deposit of fossils from the early Cretaceous period and is...

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Douglass Park

1898 Stanton Terrace SE
Washington DC 20020

Price: Free

Age: 2 to 12

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The Equipment

Being that the playground is fairly new, there were plenty of families enjoying it on a Sunday afternoon.  I wish all playgrounds could be fenced and have a rubber surface to prevent painful falls.  However, the...

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Dulles Town Center Play Area

703-404-7120

21100 Dulles Town Circle
Dulles VA 20166

Price: Free

Age: birth to 5

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The Nationals Play Park is now open at the Dulles Town Center.  We decided to check out the new baseball themed toddler play area to see what it had to offer.  Located in the eatery adjacent to the carousel, the play park is open to anyone 42”...

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Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park

2001 Evans Parkway
Silver Spring MD 20902

Price: Free

Age: 2 to 12

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The Equipment

With renovations completed in 2015, this playground has an industrial aesthetic with silver poles reminiscent of pipes. There’s a large structure with just one slide but several challenging climbing options. The structure...

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Fair Oaks Mall

703-359-8300

11750 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax VA 22033

Price: Free

Age: birth to 5

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The Michael and Son Fun Zone at Fair Oaks Mall was recently renovated and is a beautiful, bright, clean space for childen ages 0 to 5.  There is just one exit, making it easier to keep track of the little ones.  No shoes (socks please) allowed...

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Falls Road Local Park

12600 Falls Road
Potomac MD 20854

Price: Free

Age: Toddler to age 7

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The Equipment

The playground has a rubber surface that is in excellent condition.  The area is not fenced, but is set back from the parking lot.  The first structure resembles a log cabin and contains a maze, a typical tic-tac-toe...

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Alice in Wonderland at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre
Digging Up Dessa at the Kennedy Center
Levine Music Summer Camp
Imagination Stage The Princess and the Pauper