I like this place because it makes me feel classy. My favorite section is the originals landscapes of the American West National Parks by Thomas Moran. There is a great open air enclosed patio that is great for photos and relaxing from heat, rain, or cold on any extreme weather day.
The National Portrait Gallery was authorized and founded by Congress in 1962 with the mission to acquire and display portraits of individuals who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the United States. Today, the Smithsonian’s National…
The National Portrait Gallery most notably houses images of every previous president, allowing visitors to reminisce about each political figure as they progress through the increasingly eccentric hall of portraits. The presidential portraits aren’t alone, though, as the National Portrait Gallery…
As far as museums go, this is probably one of our favorites. The gallery of presidential portraits is especially fun.
“The Air & Space Museum is another favorite museum! I would recommend viewing one of the short films in the IMAX Planetarium. All of them are fantastic!”
“Dinosaurs, Oceans, Geology, Asteroids, and a Butterfly room! I highly recommend going through the "mine" room and finding the room where the gem stones fluoresce with a black light. Also don't miss the butterfly exhibit. It is worth the wait and the cost of a ticket. The butterflies will land on you and make you happy!”
“The National Gallery of Art, and its attached Sculpture Garden, is a national art museum in Washington, D.C., located on the National Mall, between 3rd and 9th Streets, at Constitution Avenue NW. Wikipedia”
“If you have enough time before your trip, contact your local Congressman and request a tour!”