Opened in 1910, the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s preeminent museum and research complex.
In a city of museums, the Natural History museum is the one “must see” museum that has to be hit. They just remade their dinosaur exhibit and it’s fantastic. There are things to see for the entire family.
Amazing history on natural marvels. No timed entry tickets needed!! For shorter wait times, enter via the National Mall on Madison Drive.
Great museum for kids to explore. It gets crowded so reserve your (free) entry pass in advance.
If you're a tourist or even a local - it's always a good idea to check out the Smithsonian museums. And you can't go wrong with the natural history museum.
There is so much history in the District of Columbia. I will post a few but there are so many
“(4.5 miles) We have probably spent more hours here than any other place in DC. There is something for everyone including hands-on demonstrations, 3-D IMAX movies ( these cost), and a McDonalds that sometimes has aircraft from the museum in their Happy Meals. Even if you’re an adult, it may be worth it to order a couple of Happy Meals.”
“If you're a tourist or even a local - it's always a good idea to check out the Smithsonian museums. And you can't go wrong with the American History Museum - great history of our beautiful country.”
“A trip to the National Gallery of Art is one of the top things to do in Washington, DC. Not only will you be stunned by the scale and scope of its exhibitions, but you’ll also be moved by the immerse amount of meaning that the gallery holds for the United States of America. ”
“You can tour the White House, the iconic home of America’s president, by scheduling a visit in advance. Even if you are unable to schedule a visit, walk around to the back to get a closer view of the building.”