United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Visitors Flock To DC Sites Again After Shutdown

Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.


One of Washington, D.C.'s best things for tweens can also produce one of the best souvenirs: a camera full of pictures with some of the most famous figures in history. (Credit: madame-tussauds.com)

Washington, D.C.’s Best Stuff For Tweens (9-12)

Preteens can be some of toughest tourists to please. Fortunately, Washington’s best stuff for tweens (9 to 12) not only entertains, but educates.