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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Washington, D.C. - 700 Independence Ave SW
closed on: open all days, except Christmas
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, is renowned for its vast collection of paintings and sculptures of modern and contemporary art
National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum

Washington, D.C. - Independence Ave at 6th Street, SW
closed on: Open all days except Christmas
The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. is the most important and most visited museum in the world dedicated to aviation and human space flight
National Building Museum

National Building Museum

Washington, D.C. - 401 F Street NW
closed on: none
The National Building Museum is a museum of architecture, engineering, urban planning and design in Washington, DC, with a collection of over 150,000 pieces
National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art

Washington, D.C. - 3rd and 9th Streets NW along Constitution Avenue NW
closed on: open all days
The National Gallery of Art is a museum in Washington, DC, with artworks dating from the 12th century to the present, and over 4 million visitors per year
National Museum of African American History & Culture

National Museum of African American History & Culture

Washington, D.C. - 200 15th St NW
closed on: open daily
The National Museum of African American History & Culture -NMAAHC is a museum in Washington DC dedicated to the African American life, history, and culture
National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of Natural History

Washington, D.C. - 1000 Constitution Ave.
closed on: none
The National Museum of Natural History is a science museum on the National Mall, Washington DC, with 126 million specimens and over 7 million visitors a year
National Portrait Gallery | Washington, D.C.

National Portrait Gallery | Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. - Eighth and F Streets NW
closed on: none
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., part of the Smithsonian, is a museum depicting American history through the portraits of its protagonists
Newseum

Newseum

Washington, D.C. - 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
closed on: none
The Newseum is a museum in Washington D.C. dedicated to liberty of speech, media, journalism guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US constitution
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, D.C. - 8th and F Streets, N.W
closed on: none
The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. is a museum of art and decorative arts of the United States from the 17th century to the present

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Smithsonian and BIG unveil $2 billion refurbishment plan

Smithsonian and BIG unveil $2 billion refurbishment plan

The Smithsonian and BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group revealed a monumental project for a complete refurbishment of Smithsonian's headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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HOT TO COLD: BIG on exhibition at the National Building Museum

HOT TO COLD: BIG on exhibition at the National Building Museum

The National Building Museum in Washington features the exhibition “HOT TO COLD: an odyssey of architectural adaptation” on BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group work

“Outside the spacecraft” at the National Air and Space Museum

“Outside the spacecraft” at the National Air and Space Museum

Through June 8, 2015, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum features the exhibition Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity

Gardens of Museums | Sculpture gardens

Gardens of Museums | Sculpture gardens

Sculpture gardens are green spaces where museums create, often outstanding, open-air art galleries: 4 examples in Otterlo, Washington, Jerusalem and Venice

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