Gold 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.
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.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is preparing a new exhibition all about money, money, money.
The 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.
An 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.
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.
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.
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.
Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners, taxi drivers and spelling bee champs — just a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.
The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress.