Washington, D.C.

Things to See in Washington, D.C.

If you’ve never been to Washington, D.C., your mission is clear: Get thee to the National Mall and Capitol Hill. Within this roughly 2 1/2-by- 1/3-mile rectangular plot lie the lion’s share of the capital’s iconic attractions, including presidential a...  Read more >

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African American Civil War Memorial and Museum Museum
Anderson House Historic home
Arena Stage The Performing Arts
Arlington National Cemetery Cemetery
Art Museum of the Americas Art museum
Arts and Industries Building Museum
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument Museum
Bureau of Engraving & Printing Government Building
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Park/Garden
Corcoran Contemporary, National Gallery of Art Museum
D.C. War Memorial Historic Site
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum Museum
Dumbarton House Historic home
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens & Museum
Eastern Market Market
Enid A. Haupt Garden Garden
Folger Shakespeare Library Library
Ford's Theatre and Museum Museum
Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site Historic Site
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Museum
Freer Gallery of Art Museum
George Mason Memorial Monument/memorial
Heurich House Museum Historic home
Hillwood Museum and Gardens Historic home
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Art museum
International Spy Museum Museum
Jefferson Memorial Monument/memorial
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The Performing Arts
Korean War Veterans Memorial Monument/memorial
Kreeger Museum Art museum
Library of Congress Library
Lincoln Memorial Monument/memorial
Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. Museum
Marian Koshland Science Museum Museum
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Monument/memorial
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site Historic home
Museum of the Bible Museum
National Air and Space Museum Museum
National Archives Museum Museum
National Building Museum Museum
National Gallery of Art Art museum
National Geographic Museum Museum
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Museum
National Museum of African Art Museum
National Museum of American History Museum
National Museum of Natural History Museum
National Museum of the American Indian Museum
National Museum of Women in the Arts Art museum
National Postal Museum Museum
National Theatre The Performing Arts
National World War II Memorial Monument/memorial
National Zoological Park Zoo
Newseum Museum
Octagon House Historic home
Old Post Office Clock Tower Historic Site
Old Stone House Historic home
Phillips Collection Museum
Potomac Park Park/Garden
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Art museum
Ripley Center Cultural center
Rock Creek Park Park/Garden
S. Dillon Ripley Center Gallery
Sackler Gallery Museum
Shakespeare Theatre Company: at Sidney Harman Hall The Performing Arts
Shakespeare Theatre Company: at the Lansburgh Theatre The Performing Arts
Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery Art museum
Smithsonian Information Center (“The Castle”) Museum
State Department Diplomatic Reception Rooms Government Building
The Capitol Government Building
The George Washington Museum and the Textile Museum Museum
The House Where Lincoln Died Historic Site
The Pentagon Government Building
The Supreme Court of the United States Government Building
The White House Government Building
The White House Visitor Center Museum
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park Park/Garden
Tudor Place Historic home
Union Station Market
United States Botanic Garden Garden
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Monument/memorial
Washington Monument Monument/memorial
Washington National Cathedral Cathedral
Woodrow Wilson House Museum Historic home
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