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Location: 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, VA
Location: W. Market Street and King Street, Leesburg, VA
The Old Town Leesburg area, with its brick streets and historic architecture, is home to the lovely old Loudoun County Court House, the Loudoun Museum, the Thomas Balch Library, and all kinds o...
Location: Broad Street and Washington Street, Falls Church, VA
The historic City of Falls Church is home to many parks, restaurants, and historic sites and hosts numerous holiday events throughout the year.
Location: Washington, DC
Need VIP tour tickets? Contact your congressperson! You can find your representative at the website above, plus all kinds of other legislative information.
Location: 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC
A one-hour trip down the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal isn't easily forgotten, between the mule drawn barge and the costumed guides giving commentary. Kids are occasionally given the chance to don a captain...
Location: 500 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC
The largest non-federal art museum in the nation's capital, the Corcoran Gallery of Art was founded in 1869 as an institution "dedicated to art, and used solely for the purpose of encouraging t...
Location: 1776 D Street, NW, Washington, DC
The DAR Museum has several programs for families and children. A free interactive Family Guide is available to children visiting the exhibition.
The museum features 32 period rooms, dep...
Location: 2401 Foxhall Road, NW, Washington, DC
The Kreeger Museum is a private, non-profit art museum located in the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger. Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, it showcases Kreeger's permane...
Location: 4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
At Hillwood Museum and Gardens the world of Russian imperial and French decorative arts (including a huge Fabergé collection) are displayed in the grand setting conceived by Hillwood's f...
Location: 1644 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, completed in 1816 by Thomas Peter and his wife Martha Custis Peter, granddaughter of Martha Washington, was designed by Dr. William Thornton, the first ar...
Location: 6th Street and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
For years, the airplanes and spacecraft at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum have captured the imaginations of children (and adults!) of all ages.
Hanging from the rafters ...
Location: 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Among the treasures available at the National Archives are the cornerstone documents of our Government: the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of R...
Location: 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
The southern hemisphere of the US Navy Memorial's 100-foot diameter granite map of the world is framed by 26 bronze reliefs. Set in deep relief, these 32- by 36-inch panels commemorate events i...
Location: 14th & C Streets SW, Washington, DC
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) produces billions of Federal Reserve notes each year (coins are produced by the United States Mint) at facilities in Washington, DC and Fort Worth, Te...
Location: 3950 Chesapeake Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fort Reno was built during the winter of 1861 shortly after the defeat of the Union Army at the First Battle of Bull Run. The location was chosen for its strategic importance in guarding the Ro...