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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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Marian Koshland Science Museum

202-334-1201

525 E Street, NW
Washington DC 20001

Price: $4/students; $7/adults

Age: 10 and up

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The Marian Koshland Science Museum features-state-of-the-art exhibits that present the complexities of science in an engaging and accessible way to the general public. The museum explores current scientific issues at the core of many of the...

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National Building Museum

202-272-2448

401 F Street NW
Washington DC 20001

Price: $8/adult; $5/youth ($3 for Building Zone only)

Age: All ages

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If you like bricks then you'll love The National Building Museum, another world class public space with fascinating exhibits "dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning." Family drop...

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National Museum of American History

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20001

Price: Free admission

Age: All ages

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Popular kids' exhibits at the National Museum of American History include early cars, trains, printing, and musical instruments. See a collection of Teddy bears (originally named for Theodore Roosevelt), Dorothy's ruby slippers, a five-story doll...

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National Portrait Gallery

202-633-8300

8th and F Streets, NW
Washington DC 20001

Price: Free admission

Age: All ages

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The National Portrait Gallery "tells the story of America through the individuals who have shaped U.S. culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts, and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains...

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Newseum

888-NEWSEUM

555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20001

Price: $12.95 (ages 7 to 18); $17.95 (seniors + military); $21.95/adults

Age: 7 and up

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The Newseum is a 250,000 square foot museum dedicated to teaching us about five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits.  There are 14 main exhibition galleries, many interactive features for all ages,...

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United States Botanic Garden

202-225-8333

100 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington DC 20001

Price: Free admission

Age: All ages

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A little known gem, the Botanic Garden is a fun 30 to 45 minute meander through three main climate zones and a pathway through exhibits on deserts, medicinal plants (don't miss the coffee plant), orchids and the garden primeval. Your tots may not...

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