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Museums & Sightseeing in Washington DC

A great way to celebrate the 59th Presidential Inauguration is to visit one of the Smithsonian museums. Located in and around the National Mall (with additional museums throughout downtown Washinton DC), The Smithsonian Museum complex is one of the largest in the world. So in-between the 2021 Inaugural festivities, stimulate your mind with some American History or world class art!


National Museum of African American History

The National Museum of African American history provides an opportunity to learn about the history of the African Americans, and how their lives helped to shape this nation.
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

National Gallery of Art

Established in 1937, the National Gallery of Art is considered to be one of the best museums in the United States. It holds a multitude of collections from all over the world, and its works span throughout history.
Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20565

National Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History is the most popular natural history museum in the world. Larger than 18 football fields combined, it is also the largest in the world. Whether you are a natural history buff or seek a relaxing mingle, this museum will entertain the entire family.
10th St. and Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20560

National Museum of American History

Opened in 1964, this museum originally opened as the Museum of History and Technology. It explores the heritage of the United States across the cultural spectrum. Stop by after the Inaugural parade and take a look at the original Star Spangled Banner!
1300 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20560

National Museum of the American Indian

As one of the newer museums on the mall, this museum and research center explores the history of the Native American Indian and their unique and beautiful culture.
4th Street and Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20560

National Air and Space Museum

Since 1946 the National Air and Space Museum has been educating children and adults alike with a multitude of exhibits involving air and space travel. It holds American relics such as the Spirit of St. Louis, the Wright Flyer, and the Bell X-1.
655 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC 20560

Tours & Tickets

Arlington Cemetery

Tours and trams have resumed
Arlington, VA

Pentagon Building

Public tours temporarily suspended
Washington, VA

Smithsonian Institution

Free timed-entry passes are required at most reopened museums, galleries, and the zoo
Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol Building

Public tours temporarily suspended
Washington, DC

Library of Congress

Public tours temporarily suspended
Washington, DC

National Archives

The Rotunda of the Natural Archives Building has reopened with limited capacity, timed-entry tickets must be reserved
Washington, DC

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Public tours temporarily suspended
Washington, DC

Holocaust Museum

Timed entry tickets are required upon entry
Washington, DC

U.S. Supreme Court

Public access temporarily suspended
Washington, DC

Kennedy Center

The REACH, Victura Park and the JFK memorial in the Grand Foyer are open to the public
Washington, DC

Ford’s Theatre

Museum and Theater are open with limited days and hours, advance tickets are required
Washington, DC

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