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The Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden was built in 1785 as an urban plantation house. The house has a history which includes visits from George Washington and other historical…

614 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Discovery Station at Hagerstown offers a space with hands-on learning opportunities with interactive exhibits on science, technology and history. Exhibits include: Early…

101 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Make the B&O Railroad Museum your next stop. Take a nostalgic journey into America’s past at the oldest continuously operated railroad facility in the world. Five…

2711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

Claude Moore Colonial Farm recreates life on an 18th century tenant farm in colonial Virginia. See volunteers dressed in period clothes talk about tobacco farming, animal…

6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, Virginia 22101

The Crime Museum explores the history of crime and punishment through a variety of exhibits — from the filming studios for America’s Most Wanted, simulated FBI…

575 7th Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20004

Did you know that the town of Dumfries is the oldest chartered town in Virginia? Learn more at the Weems Botts Museum where you’ll meet famous and learn about Virginia…

3944 Cameron Street, Dumfries, Virginia 22026

The Occoquan Historical Society is a charitable non-for-profit organization. It runs the Mill House Museum, which offers a glimpse of items and artifacts that stretch back more…

413 Mill Street, Occoquan, Virginia 22125

Take your young lobbyists down to Annapolis for a tour of the Maryland State House, the oldest serving capitol building in the union. Look for and learn about the gigantic golden…

100 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland 21401

The King Dairy Barn was formerly the James & Macie King Farm. Sold to the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC) it has become a MOOseum, a dairy…

18028 Central Park Circle, Boyds, Maryland 20841

Offering family programs throughout the year, Hillwood Estate is a hidden gem” in the city, one that you should take your children to at least once per year. “Founded…

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20008

The Ford’s Theatre Museum combines a remarkable collection of historic artifacts with a variety of interactive exhibits to tell the story of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency.…

511 Tenth Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20004

The NMAI is the only national museum dedicated to the Native peoples of North, South, and Central America. Our educational mission is to preserve, present, and celebrate the…

Fourth Street & Independence Ave., SW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20560

The National Museum of the Marine Corps opened in 2006 as a lasting tribute to the US Marines. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia,…

18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Virginia 22172

A community supported museum, the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is open Tuesday through Sundays throughout the year. The museum celebrates the past, present and future of the…

22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

The Pentagon Memorial pays tribute to the 184 people whose lives were lost at the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77, their families and all those who sacrifice so that…

1 Rotary Road, Arlington, Virginia 22202

The City of Gaithersburg Museum is in the restored 1884 B&O Railroad Station and features educational exhibit plus lots of information about the City’s history. They…

9 S Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center provides guided tours for all ages to help you get the most out of your visit. Trained docents can tailor tours to focus…

4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20016

The Marian Koshland Science Museum features-state-of-the-art exhibits that present the complexities of science in an engaging and accessible way to the general public. The museum…

525 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

The Hirshhorn is the Smithsonian’s museum of modern and contemporary art. This is a great place to ask kids what they see…Don’t miss the Sculpture Garden. …

700 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, District Of Columbia 20560

The Calvert Marine Museum is a great day-trip for families in the greater DC metro area. Located in Solomons, Maryland, they have a plethora of hands-on activities for all ages. …

14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, Maryland 20688

The Roads and Rails Museum is a train-lovers dream. Trains, trains and more trains (plus some history) is what you’ll find here. Definitely read the Our Kids review to…

200 N. East Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701

The Air Force Memorial pays tribute to the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecssor organizations. The memorial is open daily…

1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22204

Bringing history to life, the Loudoun Museum is sure to engage children of all ages. Loudoun County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. Come to the museum…

16 Loudoun Street SW, Leesburg, Virginia 20175

Located on a picturesque hilltop in Washington, DC, President Lincoln’s Cottage is the most significant historic site directly associated with Lincoln’s presidency…

3700 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20011-8400

Artisphere is an urban arts center with performance venues, visual art galleries and more. It is brand-new and open seven days a week offering at least 70 events per month, some…

1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22209

The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world with…

101 Independence Ave, SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20540

Historic St. Mary’s City, site of the 4th permanent settlement in British North American is also home to the birthplace of religious toleration and Maryland’s first…

P.O. Box 39, St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686

The National Museum of African American History and Culture, established by an Act of Congress in 2003, documents African American life, history and culture. Timed passes are…

200 15th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20230

Preserving the property known as Rose Hill from 1746-1950, Rose Hill Manor Park and Children’s Museum offers a hands-on environment for exploration where you’ll learn…

1611 North Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701

The Curiosity Zone is a state of the art science and technical enrichment center for children ages 2 to 11. Kids can think, invent, explore and more. The Curiosity Zone offers…

43135 Broadlands Center Plaza, Suite 123, Ashburn, Virginia 20148

The Kreeger Museum is a private, non-profit art museum located in the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger. Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, it showcases the…

2401 Foxhall Road, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20007

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum is a family-friendly museum with 31 period rooms, a touch area and various galleries. They have family programs throughout…

1776 D St., NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20006

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America’s national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this…

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20024-2126

The Agricultural History Farm Park is open year-round, sunrise to sunset. The park offers a small insight into Montgomery County’s farming heritage. There is an original…

18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, Maryland 20855

The mission of the Fire Museum of Maryland is to collect, preserve, display and interpret historically significant apparatus and related artifacts, memorabilia and records of the…

1301 York Road, Lutherville, Maryland 21093

Be a KID this summer! KID Museum’s camps take fun to a whole new level. Dive in and discover what you can make. Build balloon launchers, “snotty-nose” rockets, spy gadgets, and…

6400 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Using photographs and documents, the African American Civil War Museum helps visitors understand the African American’s heroic and largely unknown struggle for freedom for…

1925 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

The National Archives and Records Administration is the official repository for all federal records judged to be of enduring value.” That includes your grandfather’s…

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20408

Activity Details The mission of the Naval Historical Center is to enhance the Navy’s effectiveness by preserving, analyzing and interpreting its hard-earned experience and…

District Of Columbia

The National World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served our great country during the Second World War. Situated between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln…

17th Street Independence Ave., SW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20006

A two-story house filled with pretend-play and experiential learning. A colorful place where adults and children engage in play the original way — battery free. An…

4 West Main Street, New Market, Maryland 21774

Loudon County has a long and important agricultural heritage, and the new Loudon County Farm Museum documents it all through exhibits, photos, and oral histories. The museum takes…

21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling, Virginia 20164

Tudor Place was built by Martha Washington’s granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter, and her husband, Thomas Peter, son of a successful Scottish tobacco merchant. Following the death…

1644 31st Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20007

The Newseum is a 250,000 square foot museum dedicated to teaching us about five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. There are 14…

555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

The DEA Museum & Visitor’s Center is the only museum in the country focused on drugs, drug abuse and drug law enforcement. The museum opened in May 1999 and features…

700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Preserving the property known as Rose Hill from 1746-1950, Rose Hill Manor Park and Children’s Museum offers a hands-on environment for exploration where you’ll learn…

1611 North Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701

BMA features the Cone Collection (20th Century art including Matisse and Picasso and lots more – thanks ladies!), American Paintings and Decorative Arts, European Paintings…

10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

The National Museum of Health and Medicine of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology inspires interest in personal and public health and promotes understanding of medicine —…

2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

One of Washington’s Musts, the Air and Space Museum is the most popular museum in the world. (8.2 million people visited in 2010, more than the Museum of Natural History (6…

14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, Virginia 20151