As the nation's capital, Washington D.C. boasts some of the coolest and most unique museums in the world. From the Smithsonian to the U.S. Botanic Garden, these museums in D.C. are perfect for anyone looking to learn about their countries capital and discover fresh, new galleries and exhibits.

Check out the best museums in DC for a cultural learning experience and a new adventure amongst friends. For more things to do in Washington D.C., 202Area is your go-to guide for all local events nearby.

Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW , Washington DC, 20560
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Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. , Washington DC, 20001
The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot museum of news — offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second...

National Gallery of Art

6th and Constitution Ave NW , Washington DC, 20565
The National Gallery of Art preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards....

U.S. Botanic Garden

100 Maryland Ave SW , Washington DC, 20001
The U.S. Botanic Garden is dedicated to demonstrating aesthetic, cultural, economic, therapeutic and ecological importance of plants to human well-being....

National Portrait Gallery

800 F Street Northwest , Washington DC, 20001
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery tells the stories of America through the individuals who have shaped U.S. culture. Through the visual arts,...

Smithsonian American Art Museum

9th Street Northwest & F St NW , Washington DC, 20001
The collection captures the aspirations, character and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The American Art Museum is the home...

International Spy Museum

800 F St NW , Washington DC, 20004
THINK THE SPY MUSEUM JUST HAS COOL EXHIBITS? The Spy Museum has all kinds of daring missions and covert ops for you or any group of agents in training....

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl, SW , Washington DC, 20024
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, promote human...

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW , Washington DC, 20024
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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

1400 Constitution Ave NW , Washington DC, 20004
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National Museum of American History

14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW , Washington DC, 20560
Newly remodeled, the Smithsonian museum is a great place for kids of all ages to use their imaginations and learn about our nation's history. Head to the...

National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Independence Ave at 6th St, SW , Washington DC, 20560
The National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA display the world’s largest...

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

3001 Connecticut Ave NW , Washington DC, 20008
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