The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) consisting of the Conservatory, National Garden and Bartholdi Park - is a museum with a difference – our artifacts are the living treasures of the world.
The U.S. Botanic Garden gets decked out for the holidays thanks to this annual exhibit. This year’s display focuses on gardens from Hawaii to Maine, including iconic spots like the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Franklin Park Conservatory and Huntsville Botanical Garden. Inside the Conservatory you'll…
Take advantage of this free museum, especially if you like plants/nature. You feel like you're standing in a jungle but this museum is actually located right on the National Mall!
If you are passionate about plants like me, you will love to spend time here, socially at the tropical forest side.
Free entertainment for the whole family with sprawling grounds featuring exotic flora plus conservatory, rare plants gallery & butterfly garden. To top it off there are even free yoga classes Saturday Mornings in the spring & summer.
This place shines during the holidays with an amazing train display! Must see!
“The most beautiful building in DC - combine this with visits to the Supreme Court and the Capitol. Make sure to get to the reading room viewing platform - there is often a line for this. Make this a Saturday trip (along with the Supreme Court) if you are weekend travelers - the Library is closed Sundays!”
“Fun museum That is close and is very kid friendly with a special exhibit for children. Also we find this has one of the best museum cafés (although pricy!)”
“If you have enough time before your trip, contact your local Congressman and request a tour!”
“This museum spans two buildings, an East and West Wing, showcasing priceless artworks from Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, John Singleton Copley, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent van Gogh, and Henri Matisse. Tip: Starting May through the end of August, relax in the museum's gorgeous sculpture garden and enjoy performances from the "Jazz in the Garden" series. ”