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Museums


Find out why DC is the capital of free museums and interactive exhibits, from groundbreaking cultural museums to art galleries and so much more.

Washington, DC is filled with free museums, from Smithsonians including the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Museum of Natural History and the National Air and Space Museum, to art-filled museums like the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery of Art. Free museum experiences should be part of any trip to DC, and we have laid out some of our favorites below.

 

Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum and The Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

National Children's Museum

National Archives Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

National Geographic Museum

International Spy Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History

Smithsonian American Art Museum and The Renwick Gallery

National Gallery of Art

Planet Word

Holocaust Memorial Museum

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Museum of the Bible

Smithsonian National Postal Museum