Looking for some great museums to visit? Here are some you need to have on your list when you visit Washington, or even if you live there.
Visit us in Washington, DC and Chantilly, VA to explore hundreds of the world’s most significant objects in aviation and space history.
The National Gallery of Art – the nation’s museum – preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. Admission is always free.
A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.
Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum is a leading voice for contemporary art and culture and provides a national platform for the art and artists of our time.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world.
The gem at the heart of the Museum of Natural History is a state-of-the-art IMAX cinema and an 80,000-square-foot brushed steel and granite Discovery Center housing a cafeteria and exhibition space. The rotunda, too, is an impressive structure, dominated by an eight-ton African elephant. In 2003
NMAI is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary Native life.
The Renwick Gallery building is a National Historic Landmark, steps from the White House, and is open daily from 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Free Admission. Get more visit planning details and find out about accessibility, directions, exhibitions, and visitor guidelines.