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stop 1 stop 2 Library of Congress stop 3 US Botanical Gardens stop 4 Jefferson Memorial stop 5 fdr memorial stop 6 Lincoln Memorial stop 7 stop 8 Natural History Museum stop 9 Fords Theatre stop 10 The White House stop 11 National Archives stop 12 Woodrow Wilson House 13 stop 14 National Cathedral stop 15 Georgetown stop 16 Lafayette stop 17 stop 18 stop 19 stop 20
 
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  Newseum
  National Gallery of Art -
West Building
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Science Museum
 
 
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Have you heard the news? Now you can see, hear and report it at one of Washington DC’s most exciting new museums. The Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue offers visitors a look at news like never before—significant, defining moments that span 5 centuries, through the past, present and up to the second. Throughout the 250,000 square foot, high-tech structure are seven different levels of galleries, demonstrations and interactive exhibits. Learn about the many different publications, people and technologies that bring the news to life in the News Corporation News History Gallery. See artifacts, historic newspapers and magazines, videos and more that demonstrate the timeline of news. Find out what it takes to put a newscast together in the NBC Interactive Newsroom—then grab a microphone, sit in front of a camera and report it yourself, just like the pros do. See the Berlin Wall and the September 11 exhibits—and gain an understanding of the monumental task journalists faced when covering these events that changed our lives. At the Newseum, people of all ages are enlightened, entertained and educated.

 
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9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

   
       
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Marian Koshland Science Museum
 

Open 10 am - 6 pm
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Closed Tues

 

One of the newest museums in the area, The Marian Koshland Science Museum, offers cutting-edge exhibitions that serve to enlighten visitors about the numerous studies conducted by the National Academies and to instill a better understanding of the immense impact science has on all of our lives. Many temporary exhibits and several permanent ones create an environment of eagerness and interest as visitors learn about such topics as global warming, the application of DNA, infectious diseases and their origins and the Wonders of Science. A great experience for adults and children, interactive, hands-on exhibits and displays and many other educational presentations make the Marian Koshland Science Museum a favorite stop in the city.

   
       
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The National Gallery of Art was created in 1937. Through the generosity of Andrew W. Mellon, a financier who was also a public servant, the Museum gained its first collection. Mellon had a passion for art and his large collection of old master paintings, sculpture and other works were intended for all of America to enjoy. After his death, Congress accepted his collection and thus the National Gallery was born. Today, works from the middle-ages to the present day are on display throughout the museum, including pieces by Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, Matisse and more. And while you’re appreciating the majesty of the artwork, take a moment to admire the beauty and uniqueness of the buildings. The older West building was designed by the same architect who designed the Jefferson Memorial, and the style of the building fits harmoniously with the stately, neoclassical look of the area. On the contrary, the East Building, which is home to the more modern works, has a geometrical appearance. The two buildings are joined together by a passageway that features restaurants and specialty shops related to the Washington DC museum.

 
Painting at National Gallery in Washington DC
 

Open Mon - Sat:
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Sun: 11 am - 6 pm

Approximate Time to Allow: 2 to 3 hours

   
       
 
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