No trip to Washington, D.C. is complete without at least a full day--or five--at the incredible Smithsonian Institution. Its nineteen beloved museums and galleries, many clustered around the National Mall, are truly the treasure chest of the United States. You'll see amazing wonders like a giant squid, the Hope Diamond, dinosaur fossils, an Apollo Lunar Module, Mr. Rogers' red cardigan, and the Star Spangled Banner. There's so much to learn and see--you better get started!
This 2012 e-guide includes:
National Air & Space Museum
National Museum of Natural History
National Museum of American History
National Postal Museum
Smithsonian American Art Museum
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of the American Indian
Freer & Sackler
National Museum of African Art
While you explore the first-class Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo, consult this interactive guidebook written just for kids for fun facts, information and tips about getting the most out of your visit. Click on the active hyperlinks throughout and look for convenient food listings in each section. Finally, take the quiz at the end of the book to find out what you've learned about the Smithsonian. You're going to have an amazing time!
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