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Best Museum Tours in Washington, D.C.

Museums teach us about our past to better inform us about our present and future. Here’s an update on some unique and interesting museum tours that you’re sure to enjoy.

08/18/2014

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Smithsonian to Host Helicopter Festival

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum facility in northern Virginia is giving visitors a chance to get up close to learn more about helicopters.

08/08/2013

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Best Places For Stargazing In Washington DC

Here are five places in and out of the city to catch a glimpse of the beauty that is the night’s sky.

08/03/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Washington DC

Here are a few upcoming reading events in Washington DC where children can enjoy hearing the written word and allow their imaginations to soar.

05/31/2013

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Smithsonian Navigates History from Galileo to GPS

In the age of hand-held GPS devices, navigating by the stars may seem quaint and irrelevant. So it may come as a surprise that it took hundreds of years to develop the tools needed to find our way across oceans, through the air and into deep space.

04/10/2013

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Best Unique Museums In DC

Looking for the museum that is not just old painting and statues. Be sure to visit the Crime and Punishment Museum, International Spy Museum and Newseum.

03/28/2011

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