excellent museums, there are 13 altogether. Saw American History and National Air and Space Museum, both were great.
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Obviously the floor plan for a museum now is to have big color boards and arcs that wind you around in half circles and invite you to listen to recordings. Casts have replaced many of the items that used to be on display. I was...More
For the history and antique lovers, don't miss this if you are in Washington!
These are also the two that are the most crowded and get overrun with children, but that's because they're the best. I recommend skipping a lot of the art museums if you have kids, they'll get bored quickly.
I've been a three times so far - once without kids and twice with kids -- it's crowded, huge, interesting, and just plain awesome. There is SO MUCH stuff to see and discover. Be patient and take your time. Pick your battles and enjoy the...More
We were short on time so we only hit the highlights of both. Dinosaurs and mummies are a must at the Natural History. Star Spangled Banner Flag, Dorothy's slippers, Kermit were the big hits at the American History. We could've spent a whole day in...More
I am a little challenged writing this review. I guess I just had huge expectations of this museum. It was very nice overall. The first lady and president exhibits were the best. The America at War portion was okay. The other parts were interesting but...More
This is an absolute must to visit if you are interested in flight and space travel. Kids will love this place as well. A must visit option
So much to see and do and all free, this city alone is worth the visit , easy to navigate around, and to have the Smithsonian is jsut an added bonus. Differently go to the Holcaust muesuem, go as soona it opens and book your...More