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Washington, District of Columbia
Culture, General, History, Library, Military, Specialized
Slavery to Freedom: Civil War to Civil Rights The Museum's permanent exhibition portrays the extraordinary African American struggle for freedom in the United States.
Washington, District of Columbia
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized
The history of the permanent collection of the Art Museum of the Americas has roots in the former Visual Arts Unit of the Organization of American States. Under this unit, the first donation of art was received in 1949, a gift of painting by Brazilian artist Candido Portinari.
Washington, District of Columbia
Specialized
Washington, District of Columbia
Children's, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
Heritage Preservation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of the United States. By identifying risks, developing innovative programs, and providing broad public access to expert advice, Heritage Preservation assists museums, libraries, archives, historic preservation and other organizations, as well as individuals, in caring for our endangered heritage.
Washington, District of Columbia
Culture, Historic House, Specialized
=Founded by American heiress to the Post cereal empire Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is one of the premier art collector's museums in the United States. The museum features the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia and a world-renowned collection of 18th-century French decorative art and furnishings. The collection includes Fabergé eggs, Russian porcelain, Russian Orthodox icons, Beauvais tapestries, and Sèvres porcelain.
Washington, District of Columbia
Specialized
Washington, District of Columbia
Art, Culture, History, Specialized
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in Washington, D.C. with branches in a number of major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction, displaying waxworks of historical and political figures, film stars, sports stars and more.
Washington, District of Columbia
Children's, Culture, History, Library, Military, Planetarium, Science, Specialized
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight, as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology and geophysics.
washington, District of Columbia
Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized
The National Archives Foundation is an independent nonprofit that increases public awareness of the National Archives, inspires a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage, and encourages citizen engagement in our democracy.
Washington, District of Columbia
Art, Culture, Specialized
As America's premier cultural institution dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning, the National Building Museum offers insight into the history and future of the world we build ourselves. Exhibition subjects range from the poetic use of concrete to visions for affordable housing, as well as exploring possibilities of rebuilding New Orleans, and contemporary ideas for building sustainable residences.
Washington, District of Columbia
Anthropology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Library, Military, Park, Science, Specialized
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will reopen on May 14. For more information regarding hours, timed entry and safety protocols, visit the museum's website.
Washington, District of Columbia
Culture, History, Science, Specialized
Where else can you explore the history of crime and punishment, experience driving and shooting simulators, and learn the real CSI procedures? At the National Museum of Crime & Punishment you explore all this and more.
Washington, District of Columbia
General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The National Museum of the US Navy hosts a wide variety of changing exhibits. Browse the online exhibits on the museum website to sample the experience before you visit!
Washington, District of Columbia
Specialized
The National Portrait Gallery will open to the public beginning Friday, May 14th, with timed-entry passes required for all visitors. On-site tours and events are currently suspended and all public programs will be online.
Washington, District of Columbia
Specialized
Washington, District of Columbia
Specialized
Washington, District of Columbia
Culture, History, Library, Specialized
The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot museum of news — offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits.
Washington, District of Columbia
Culture, History, Library, Specialized
The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is open to the public M-F 10:00 - 4:00. Browse SQCC's exhibition space to learn more about the beauty and culture of the Sultanate of Oman. Check our website for information on special exhibitions, lectures, cultural events, and more! Visit our library, or borrow remotely through your library's ILL system.
Washington, District of Columbia
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized, University
The Textile Museum is joining with the George Washington University to become a cornerstone of a new museum scheduled to open in fall 2014 on GW’s main campus in Foggy Bottom. The affiliation positions The Textile Museum to educate the next generation of textile enthusiasts and expand on its rich tradition of art, education, scholarship, and fostering cultural understanding.
Washington, District of Columbia
Culture, History, Specialized
The Laogai Museum exposes the Laogai— China’s extensive system of forced-labor prison camps. These abusive prisons have been used since the Communist Party took power in 1949 to control the masses, and continue to exist today. Its prisoners, including those charged with political crimes, are forced to live and work in terrible conditions. The products they produce are sold for profit by the Chinese government.
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