Washington is best known for its wide array of cultural and historical attractions, and its historic monuments and memorials, most of which are free to the public and open seven days a week. Most famous are the White House, U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, National Archives, various Smithsonian museums, National Gallery of Art, National Zoo, Union Station and Arlington National Cemetery. Washington's neighborhood areas include Georgetown, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, Capitol Hill and Anacostia, all of which have a variety of attractions, restaurants, shopping and nightlife.
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AT THE SMITHSONIAN
Scenes and Sightings from the Museums
- Around the Mall
- Visitor's Guide
On view at African Art, a retrospective of Eliot Elisofon, who drank scotch and was allowed to touch...
By Beth Py-Lieberman
The Smithsonian is here to get you into the swing of the holiday season by way of a free, two-day fe...
By Jesse Rhodes
The Sackler Gallery's curator Tom Vick wonders why Hollywood directors and producers even bother rem...
By Tom Vick
In The Magazine
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