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Marine Barracks Historic Site (NPS)
The Marine Barracks NPS Photo Marine Barracks, east side, c. 1863 Historical Society of Washington, DC The oldest continually active post in the Corps, the Marine Barracks served as Marine Corps ...
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/wash/dc89.htm

African American Civil War Memorial (Washington)
African American Civil War Memorial
http://www.afroamcivilwar.org/

African Voices (Washington)
African Voices is an exhibit at the National Museum of Natural Historythat examines the diversity, dynamism, and global influence of Africa'speoples and cultures over time in the realms of family, ...
http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/

American Presidency: A Glorious Burden (Washington)
An exhibition from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History about the nation's highest office, and the history of past Presidents.
http://americanhistory.si.edu/presidency/

Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture (Washington)
http://anacostia.si.edu/

Ancient Chinese Pottery and Bronze (Washington)
Detail, Vessel: Canteen Continuing Indefinitely Freer Gallery of Art Clay, jade, and bronze are the dominant materials used in the art of ancient China from around 4000 B.C.E. to the early ...
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/ancientChinesePottery.htm

Ancient West African City of Benin (Washington)
RETURN TO EXHIBITIONS Credits, Rights and Reproductions, and Comments NMAfA Home
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/beninsp.htm

Apollo Moon Rocks (Washington)
S cientists have studied the Moon for centuries, but it wasn't until 1969 that astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission brought back samples of another world. Up until that time we had learned a lot ...
http://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/cchoice/moonrocks/moonrocks1.htm

Art Museum of the Americas (Washington)
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http://www.museum.oas.org/

Art of Cards and Letters (Washington)
The Art of Cards and Letters The Art of Cards and Letters spotlights the important, personal, role mail has held as a medium for personal communications. As Samuel Johnson once said, "in a man's ...
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/2d_cards.html

Art of the Personal Object (Washington)
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/persplash.htm

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art (Washington)
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art
http://www.asia.si.edu/

Artistic License - The Duck Stamp (Washington)
Artistic License – The Duck Stamp Story Related Links: The Collection Recent Significant Acquisitions—2001 Image (above): Mallard hen with two ducklings Introduction The Federal Duck Stamp ...
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/2e_artistic.html

Arts of China (Washington)
Detail, Tomb-guardian creature (zhenmushou) Continuing Indefinitely Arthur M. Sackler Gallery A variety of materials, techniques, and motifs, which span almost six thousand years, are explored in ...
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/artsofchina.htm

Bead Museum (Washington)
Home page of the Bead Society of Greater Washington and the Bead Museum of Washington DC
http://bsgw.org/

Binding the Nation (Washington)
Binding the Nation George Washington envisioned a nation bound together by a system of post roads and post offices. Starting the System documents America's increasing need for a mail system to ...
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/2a_binding.html

Ceramic Arts at the National Museum of African Art (Washington)
The beauty and richness of Africa's pottery resonates through the traditional and modern ceramic works of art collected by the National Museum of African Art. The continent's master ...
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/ceramics.htm

Constitution Gardens (Washington)
Fee Information View all Fees » Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an oasis in the midst of a city landscape. The 50 acres of the park were ...
http://www.nps.gov/coga/

Contemporary Japanese Porcelain (Washington)
Detail, Bowl Continuing Indefinitely Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Twentieth-century Japanese artists give fresh interpretations to the time-honored art of porcelain in this selection of works from ...
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/contJapanesePorc.htm

Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington)
FEATURED EXHIBITS [more] Atomic Time: Pure Science + Seduction The Impressionist Tradition in America coming soon. FEATURED programs [more] Treasures from the British Museum Striking Encounters ...
http://www.corcoran.org/

Creation of the City Museum (Washington)
Back to Mayor’s main page Creation of the City Museum July 14, 1999 Home Bibliography Calendar Columns Dorothy Brizill Bonnie Cain Jim Dougherty Gary Imhoff Phil Mendelson Mark David Richards ...
http://www.dcwatch.com/mayor/990714.htm

Customers and Communities (Washington)
Customers and Communities Customers and Communities uses a series of exhibits to examine the evolution of mail delivery to vastly expanding urban and rural populations in the 20th century. Serving ...
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/2b_customers.html

DAR Museum (Washington)
October 3, 2008 - February 28, 2009 The DAR Museum celebrates childhood of the past with a playful exhibition of late 19th- and early 20th-century toys. Antique toys on display include dolls, doll ...
http://www.dar.org/museum/

DC Memorials & Monuments (Washington)
dcMemorials.com features more than a thousand different pieces of outdoor sculpture. The 'Full Index, ' which is accessible from every page, lists each of these sculptures.Most are in Washington ...
http://www.dcmemorials.com/

Drug Enforcement Administration Museum & Visitors Center (Washington)
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum and Visitors Center envisions itself as the preeminent federal government institution for learning about the history of drugs and drug law ...
http://www.deamuseum.org/

Dumbarton House (Washington)
The mission of the Dumbarton House museum, a Federal period historic house museum, is to preserve the historic structure and its collections and to educate the public about life in Washington, ...
http://dumbartonhouse.org/

FDR Memorial Dedication (Washington)
FDR Memorial Dedication Remarks and Statements President's Remarks at FDR's Memorial Dedication Statement on FDR Memorial FDR Memorial Talking Points FDR Related Links FDR's Biography Eleanor ...
http://clinton2.nara.gov/WH/New/html/fdr.html

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Washington)
FDR Visitor Center Open All Year View all Facilities » Fee Information View all Fees » Maps and Brochures » Printable Maps and Brochures Located along the famous Cherry Tree Walk on the Western ...
http://www.nps.gov/fdrm/

George Mason Memorial (Washington)
Fee Information View all Fees » Maps and Brochures » Printable Maps and Brochures The George Mason Memorial, located in East Potomac Park near the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, commemorates the ...
http://www.nps.gov/gemm/

Giant Pandas at the National Zoo (Washington)
Giant pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian are at the National Zoo on a 10-year loan from the China Wildlife Conservation Association. Brought to you by the National Zoo| FONZ.
http://pandas.si.edu/

Hillwood Museum and Gardens (Washington)
russian imperial french decorative arts, faberge, sevres, marjorie merriweather post, gardens, collectors, etstate museums
http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington)
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Search more than 2, 000 modern and contemporary artworks, learn about museum ...
http://hirshhorn.si.edu/

Images of Power and Identity (Washington)
Credits, Rights and Reproductions, and Comments NMAfA Home
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/ipi/ipi.htm

In Search of Giant Squid (Washington)
In Search of Giant Squid The giant squid lives in most of the world's oceans and is among the biggest animals in the sea . . . BUT . . . it is rarely seen. It hunts smaller sea creatures . . . ...
http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/squid.html

International Spy Museum (Washington)
The International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on this all-but-invisible profession.
http://www.spymuseum.org/

Japanese Screens (Washington)
Detail, Ladies Among Cherry Trees Continuing Indefinitely Freer Gallery of Art The nearly two hundred screens held by the Freer Gallery constitute one of the most important collections of its ...
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/japaneseScreens.htm

John Ericsson National Memorial (Washington)
John Ericsson National Memorial
http://www.nps.gov/joer/

Korean Ceramics (Washington)
Detail, Jar Continuing Indefinitely Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Ceramics have always been an integral part of Korean culture and an important vehicle of the Korean aesthetic. This gallery presents ...
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/KoreanCeramics.htm

Korean War Veterans' Memorial (Washington)
Korean War Veterans Memorial Ranger Station Open All Year View all Facilities » Fee Information View all Fees » Maps and Brochures » Printable Maps and Brochures From 1950 to 1953, the United ...
http://www.nps.gov/kwvm/

Kreeger Museum (Washington)
MUSEUM Home History The Collection The Building Contact Us Press Office VISIT Hours/Admission Directions Merchandise PROGRAMS Exhibitions Concerts Lectures/Discussions Quick Calendar Children's ...
http://www.kreegermuseum.org/

Lincoln Memorial (Washington)
Lincoln Memorial Museum Open All Year View all Facilities » Fee Information View all Fees » Maps and Brochures » Printable Maps and Brochures The Lincoln Memorial is a tribute to President Abraham ...
http://www.nps.gov/linc/

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (Washington)
Embassy of India Washington D.C (Official website) United States of America, Indian Embassy in USA
http://www.indianembassy.org/gandhi/

Marian Koshland Science Museum (Washington)
Plan Your Visit: Hours, admissions, directions and information for group visits. Discover links between the museum's exhibits and your favorite wines at Sipping Science. October 7, 2004, 7 - 10 ...
http://www.koshland-science-museum.org/

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House (Washington)
Fee Information View all Fees » 2005 Events Calendar » Mary McLeod Bethune Council House - 2005 Events Calendar The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site commemorates the life ...
http://www.nps.gov/mamc/

MFM Design, Inc. (Washington)
MFM Design is a multi-disciplinary design firm, providing services in museum planning, exhibition design, interior spaces, graphic design, and interactive media.
http://www.mfmdesign.com/

Milestones of Flight (Washington)
The National Air and Space Museum Milestones of Flight gallery exhibits some of the major "firsts" in aviation and space history. These are the machines that made the dream of flight ...
http://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/gal100/gal100.html

Moving the Mail (Washington)
Moving the Mail The Railway Mail Service revolutionized the way mail was processed by sorting mail aboard moving trains. The National Postal Museum re-created a railway mail train in its Atrium. ...
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/2c_moving.html

Museum of Contemporary Art DC (Washington)
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http://www.mocadc.org/

National Air & Space Museum (Washington)
Official Web site of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Largest collection of historic aviation and space artifacts ...
http://airandspace.si.edu/

National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center (Washington)
http://airandspace.si.edu/museum/udvarhazy/

  

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