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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museum...

Visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: African American History & Culture in Washington, DC

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3 Days of African American History & Heritage in Washington, DC

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Petworth

President Lincoln's Cottage

President Lincoln's Cottage offers a unique, historic, and award-winning setting for special events.

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DC Metro Area

Mexican Cultural Institute

The Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C. is committed to enriching the relationship between Mexico and the United States by sharing Mexico's vibrant cultural past and present with the local community

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Downtown

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library

Welcome to the newly designed Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, located at the epicenter of cultural vibrancy in downtown Washington, D

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Virginia

Arlington House

Former home of Robert E. Lee. Open daily 9:30 am–4:30 pm

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DC Metro Area

DC Design Tours

Offering historic tours of Washington, DC focused on architecture, urban planning and design.

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Georgetown

Martin's Tavern, est. 1933

One of the few original taverns left in the city. With unparalleled history, hosting every President since Truman with its historic charm, serving classic American fare for four generations.

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DC Metro Area

The Sightseeing Pass

The Sightseeing Pass is a Pass that allows cash free entry to over 15 attractions.

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National Mall

Smithsonian Castle

The oldest of 19 museums, the Castle is rich in history and grandeur and is the ideal setting for a variety of events

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