Best Places to Learn About Washington, D.C. HistoryFrom history in the making to history of the past, D.C. is the best place to come for an overall crash course on the United States. But like any other city, D.C. also has a lot of local history that often gets overshadowed by the many overall encompassing American history themed attractions. If you’d like to learn more about the City’s own unique local past, here are some great places to stop in at as you make your rounds.
National Crime Museum in D.C. Closing at The End of SeptemberWashington's National Museum of Crime & Punishment has announced it will be closing its doors soon.
Best Andy Warhol Exhibits in the U.S.Are you a fan of Andy Warhol's art? Check out the best places in the country to view his work according to Deborah Davis, author of "The Trip: Andy Warhol's Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure."
High-Tech Aerospace Exhibit Starts World Tour at SmithsonianWith space shuttles now housed in history museums, innovators in aerospace are thinking of newer, better ways humans could reach space. One idea: What about a space elevator?
Baltimore Washington Monument Time Capsule Items RevealedGold and silver coins, newspapers, glass jars and even what could be one of the earliest photographs of the Declaration of Independence are among the items that were contained in two time capsules found inside Baltimore's Washington Monument.
Five Must-See Museums in Washington, D.C.Washington DC is best known for its historic buildings, monuments and museums. Check out this list of five must-see museums and see exactly what our nation’s capital has to offer.
Smithsonian Planning New Exhibit All About MoneyThe Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is preparing a new exhibition all about money, money, money.
Smithsonian Exhibits Documents, Early Recordings from BellThe National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the first exhibit is focused on early sound recording.
Senate Approves Bill for U.S. Women's History MuseumAn effort to create a National Women's History Museum is heading to President Barack Obama's desk after the Senate passed the measure 16 years after it was first introduced.
National Air and Space Museum Plans Big Renovation The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is planning a major building renovation but plans to keep sections of the museum open during construction.
Smithsonian Gets $5.4 Million For Renwick Gallery Project Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation's first structure built to be an art museum.
NYC Museum Dedicated to 9/11 Victims Opens May 21 A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday.