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    Washington, D.C. Museums and Historic House Museums

    Museums, historic houses and related facilities open to the public in the District of Columbia.

    Washington DC Museums

    Name Address Webpage
    Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture 1901 Fort Place, SE
    webpage

    The Society of the Cincinnati Headquarters, Library and Museum - Anderson House 2118 Massachusetts Ave NW
    webpage

    The Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States 201 18th Street, NW
    webpage

    Arts Club of Washington 2017 “I” Street, NW
    webpage

    The Arts and Industries Building 900 Jefferson Drive, SW
    webpage

    Bead Museum 400 7th St NW
    webpage

    City Museum and Historical Society of Washington, D.C 801 K Street, NW
    webpage

    Corcoran Gallery of Art 500 17th St NW
    webpage

    Federal Reserve Eccles Building is on 20th Street NW, between C Street and Constitution Avenue.
    webpage

    Freer Gallery of Art and Sackler Gallery The Sackler Gallery is located at 1050 Independence Avenue, SW. The Freer Gallery of Art is located at Jefferson Drive at 12th Street, SW
    webpage

    International Monetary Fund 720 19th Street, N.W
    webpage

    Hillwood Museum & Gardens 4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
    webpage

    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden On the National Mall in downtown Washington, DC, at the corner of Seventh Street SW and Independence Avenue
    webpage

    Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center 1300 New York Ave NW
    webpage

    Kreeger Museum 2401 Foxhall Road, NW
    webpage

    Meridian International Center 1630 Crescent Place, NW
    webpage

    Museum of Contemporary Art, DC 1054 31st St NW
    webpage

    National Academy of Sciences, Marian Koshland Science Museum 500 Fifth Street, NW
    webpage

    National Building Museum 401 F Street NW
    webpage

    National Gallery of Art on the National Mall between Third and Ninth Streets at Constitution Avenue, NW
    webpage

    National Museum of African Art 950 Independence Avenue, SW
    webpage

    National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue, N.W.
    webpage

    National Portrait Gallery An extensive renovation of the Patent Office Building, which houses the National Portrait Gallery, began on January 10, 2000. The building will be closed to the public until this major renovation is completed in 2006.
    webpage

    The Octagon 1799 New York Ave NW
    webpage

    Phillips Collection 1600 21st Street, NW
    webpage

    Pope John Paul II Cultural Center 3900 Harewood Road, NE
    webpage

    Smithsonian American Art Museum Renwick Gallery, Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street, N.W. F Smithsonian American Art Museum, located at 8th and G Streets, N.W., is undergoing renovation. The AA/PG Library remains open to researchers at 750 9th Street, N.W.,
    webpage

    Textile Museum 2320 S Street, NW
    webpage

    Washington Dolls' House & Toy Museum 5236 44th Street, N.W.
    webpage

    Capital Children's Museum 800 3rd Street NE
    webpage

    Black Fashion Museum 2007 Vermont Avenue, NW
    webpage

    Folger Library 201 East Capitol Street, SE
    webpage
    webpage

    Ford's Theatre and Petersen House 10th St NW
    webpage
    webpage

    Frederick Douglass NHS 1411 W Street, S.E
    webpage
    webpage

    International Spy Museum 800 F St NW
    webpage

    Library of Congress James Madison Building Independence Ave SE, between 1st & 2nd Streets
    Thomas Jefferson Building 1st St SE, between Independence Ave & East Capitol Sts
    John Adams Building 2nd St SE, between Independence Ave & East Capitol Sts

    webpage

    Lillian and Albert Small Jewish Museum, Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington: Archives and Library 701 Third Street NW
    webpage

    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House 1318 Vermont Avenue NW
    webpage

    National Archives 700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    webpage

    National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution On the National Mall, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.
    webpage

    National Postal Museum 2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
    webpage

    National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Museum 1776 D St NW
    webpage

    Smithsonian Institution Building, the Castle 1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
    webpage

    Smithsonian International Gallery, Ripley Center 1100 Jefferson Drive, S.W.
    webpage

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
    webpage

    Woodrow Wilson House 2340 S Street, N.W.
    webpage

    United States Marine Corps Museum 9th and M Streets, S.E., use 11th and O St. Gate
    webpage

    webpage

    National Museum of American Jewish Military History 1811 R St NW
    webpage

    National Academies 500 5th St NW and 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW,
    webpage

    webpage

    National Air and Space Museum 7th and Independence Ave, SW
    webpage

    National Aquarium Department of Commerce Building,Room B-077
    14th St. and Constitution Ave., NW

    webpage

    National Geographic Explorer's Hall 17th & M Streets N.W
    webpage

    National Museum of Health and Medicine 6900 Georgia Ave., NW
    webpage

    National Museum of Natural History 10th Street and Constitution Ave., NW
    webpage

    National Zoological Park 3001 Connecticut Avenue NW
    webpage

    American Red Cross Museum 1730 E Street, NW
    webpage

    Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 400 Michigan Avenue NE
    webpage

    City Museum and Historical Society of Washington, D.C 801 K Street, NW
    webpage

    U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Museum 1849 C Street NW
    webpage

    Old Post Office Tower southeast corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W.
    webpage

    Sumner School Museum and Archives 1201 17th St, NW
    webpage

    webpage

    Supreme Court of the United States East Capitol and First Sts NE
    webpage

    Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave, NE
    webpage

    United States Capitol
    webpage

    Washington National Cathedral Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, N.W.
    webpage

    Renwick Gallery Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW
    webpage

    Newseum (coming to Pennsylvania Avenue, scheduled to open in late 2006. ) Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street, N.W.
    webpage

    Navy Museum Washington Navy Yard, Building 76, 805 Kidder Breese SE
    webpage

    Library and Museum of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite 33o, S.J. USA 1733 16th Street, NW
    webpage

    Georgetown Park / Georgetown Park History Museum 3222 M Street, N.W.
    webpage

    Cold War Museum (virtual but looking...)
    webpage

    Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage 750 9th Street, NW
    webpage

    Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture 1901 Fort Place, SE
    webpage

    Navy Art Gallery Washington Navy Yard, Navy Art Gallery, Building 67
    webpage

    Virtual Smithsonian
    webpage

    African American Civil War Memorial 1200 U Street NW
    webpage

    U.S. Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    webpage

    USS Barry (DD933) (Navy Yard) Washington Navy Yard
    webpage

    Diplomatic Reception Rooms 2201 C Street NW
    Virtual tour webpage
    Onsite tour information

    Office of the Curator, Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    webpage

    US Naval Observatory Massachusetts Avenue at 34th Street, NW, Washington, DC. The Observatory entrance is located at the end of Observatory Circle, which intersects Massachusetts Avenue south of 34th Street
    webpage

    Georgetown Visitor Center C&O Canal National Historical Park 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
    webpage

    National Museum of the American Indian NMAI on the National Mall 4th St & Independence Ave., S.W.
    This facility is currently under construction, and is scheduled to open on September 21, 2004.

    webpage

    National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue, NE
    webpage

    Peirce Mill located at the corner of Tilden Street (same as Park Road), NW and Beach Drive,
    webpage

    webpage

    Bureau of Engraving and Printing south of the National Mall on 14th & C Sts., SW
    webpage

    US Botanic Garden 100 Maryland Avenue, SW
    webpage



    --not elsewhere listed:

    H-DC / Washington DC Historic Houses

    Name Address Webpage
    Decatur House 748 Jackson Place, NW
    webpage

    Dumbarton House 2715 Que Street, N.W
    webpage

    Dumbarton Oaks 1703 32nd Street, NW
    webpage

    Sewall-Belmont House 144 Constitution Avenue, NE
    webpage

    webpage
    Tudor Place 1644 31st Street NW
    webpage


    Matthew Gilmore, August 2003

    H-DC




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