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Cultural Activities in Washington DC

  • National Gallery of Art , Washington DC
    Renowned as one of the world's greatest museums, National Gallery of Art holds a collection of paintings, prints, drawings, medals, photograp
    Tickets from $69
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    Housing the largest collection of air and spacecraft in the world, National Air and Space Museum features the Apollo 11 command module and th
    Tours from $64
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    Pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the Holocaust at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Adjacent to the National Mall, the
    Tours from $39
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    Discover the many wonders of the natural world at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the most-visited museum in North America. V
    Tours from $14
  • Newseum , Washington DC
    Explore the world of print and mass media through interactive hands-on exhibits at Newseum. The seven-level museum features 14 theaters and 1
    Tickets from $24
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    Where to stay in Washington DC

    Most visitors to Washington, D.C., end up in the East End, the old downtown district containing most of the city's major cultural attractions. For a more authentic Washingtonian experience, consider staying at a smaller hotel just a little north or east of this busy area. Neighborhoods outside downtown offer less expensive accommodations and affordable street parking, as well as opportunities to meet more locals and fewer tourists. Alternatively, try a hotel in Georgetown, packed with high-end shops and Colonial architecture.
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