Washington, D.C.

The question is not what to do in D.C. but what not to do! The possibilities are limitless and there is something for everyone. Museums, Monuments, parks and open space, not to mention the home of the White House and the U.S. Capitol. There may be no better known collection of museums than the Smithsonian Institution, and all located in one city. Popular venues among the Smithsonian include the National Air and Space Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, and the beautiful National Zoo. While the museums still remain closed, the garden and outdoor spaces are open to the public. Scroll down for the full list.

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing
14th and C Streets, SW Washington, DC
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is a fascinating stop on a visit to Washington. D.C. The Burea's mission is to develop and produce United States currency notes, trusted worldwide. BEP’ […]
Canal Park
200 M Street SE, Washington, DC
Canal Park is an all-season treasuer in the Washington D.C. area. Canal Park features three acres of seasonal markets, dancing fountains in the summer, one of the best skating rinks in the […]
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Ave and 7th St Washington, DC
The Hirshorn Museum and Scuplture Garden is a spectacular, aggressively modern cylindrical building by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill was completed in 1974 to house millionaire Joseph Hirshho […]
International Spy Museum
800 F Street Washington, DC
The International Spy Museum is a fun museum experience for the whole family. Adopt a cover persona and memorize your alias’s vitals—age, provenance, travel plans and itinerary - you’ll be […]
National Air and Space Museum
655 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC
The National Air and Space Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC has thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer and Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 […]
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW Washington, DC
The National Building Museum resides in the historic Pension Building, which contains one of the most awe-inspiring spaces in the nation’s capital. Inside, the soaring, expansive Great Hall […]
National Gallery of Art
6th & Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC
The National Gallery of Art might seem more geared towards adults, but has plenty to fascinate children, too. The massive collection—think everything from Byzantine altarpieces to pop art i […]
National Museum of African American History
1400 Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened to the public on September 24, 2016, and is the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It is the only nati […]
National Museum of American History
Constitution Avenue, NW Between 12th and 14th Streets Washington, D.C.
The National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian, is home to more than 1.8 million objects and more than three shelf-miles of archival collections. This extraordinary nation […]
National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NWWashington, D.C. 20560
The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will amaze and delight visitors of all ages. From the spectacular Fossil Hall to the living Coral Reef and from the stunning hall of Geo […]
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with Native peoples and their allies, fosters a richer shared human experience through a more informed understanding […]
National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E. Washington, DC
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum is perhaps a hidden gem amongst the other more popular museums. It is dedicated to the preservation, study and presentation of postal history and ph […]
Smithsonian Discovery Theater
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC
The Smithsonian Discovery Theater has been presenting D.C. -area children with live educational performances for more than 30 years. As a program of the Smithsonian Associates, Discovery Th […]
Smithsonian National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC
The Smithsonian's National Zoo occupies 163 acres in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Rock Creek Park and is home to 2,700 animals representing more than 390 species. Plan to spend the day v […]
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum PkwyChantilly, VA 20151
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is part of the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian. At its location in Chantilly, VA, it displays thousands of aviation and space artifacts, inc […]
United States Botanic Garden
100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that maintains approximately 65,000 plants for exhibition, study, conservation and exchange with other institutions. Visit t […]
United States Holocaust Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, DC
The United States Holocaust Museum welcomes families with kids ages eight or older. Daniel’s Story, is a permanent exhibit that explains the Holocaust from a child’s point of view - visitor […]
Yards Park
355 Water St. Washington, DC
Yards Park, a premier waterfront destination, provides green space and water features for all to enjoy the outdoors along the Anacostia River. This award-winning park is an ideal place for […]