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51.  

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The National Mall

Between the U.S. Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC | 202-485-9880
 
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The Portals Theater

1236 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC
 
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L'Enfant Plaza Station Post Office

458 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 800-275-8777
 
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L'Enfant Plaza Station (Metro/VRE)

600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
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Restaurant |

Roti Mediterranean Grill

(7 locations)
 
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U.S. Department of Agriculture's Jefferson Auditorium

14th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-720-2791
 
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The National Mall between 14th and Ninth Streets

14th Street and Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC
 
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Museum

USDA Forest Service Visitors Center

201 14th St. SW, Washington, DC | 800-832-1355
 
59.  

Restaurant | $

Pavilion Cafe -- National Gallery of Art

700 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-289-3360
 
60.

Miscellaneous Location

Constitution Avenue Between Third and 15th Streets NW

Constitution Avenue between Third and 15th streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
61.

Exhibit | 4/20

Nature's Best 2013 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards

Approximately 60 large-format images and photographers' stories highlight the beauty, power and humor found in nature. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 

 
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Museum

National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
63.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Wilderness Forever: Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting America's Wilderness

The photography exhibition celebrates the anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Movie Theater

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Smithsonian - Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4629

A massive Imax screen at the Natural History museum.

 
65.

Exhibit | Through 12/12/18

The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World

A large-scale fossil exhibition focused on the late Cretaceous period in North America allows visitors to view the fossils of Tyrannosaurus and other dinosaurs from a working preparation lab. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
66.

Exhibit | Through 6/5/16

Into Africa: Photographs by Frans Lanting

An exhibition offering a unique perspective of the continent through the lens of the famed National Geographic photographer. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
67.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry

An underwater journey through different marine environments by the award-winning photojournalist. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 4/1/17

The Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed

Photographs by Feodor Pitcairn and poetry by Ari Trausti Guomundsson focus on the natural beauty of Iceland. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
69.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America

Examining the story of Martha, the last living passenger pigeon seen on Earth, this exhibition features illustrations from the Biodiversity Heritage Library. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Mud Masons of Mali

Archival and contemporary photos and engravings representing the masons. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Restaurant | $$

Sou'Wester

1330 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-787-6868
 
72.

Miscellaneous Location

Ninth Street NW and Consitution Avenue

Ninth Street NW and Consitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-426-6841
 
73.  

Museum

National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
74.

Miscellaneous Event | 1/14/16

To the Mountaintop: The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of the civil rights leader, actor Xavier Carnegie performs a program of selections from King's speeches. The all-ages program incorporates live performance, sound clips, photographs and video footage. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Inventive Minds

This gallery introduces visitors to the Lemelson Center's efforts to document invention, with brief video interviews and archival materials. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Inventing in America

Presented with support from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the exhibition highlights inventions and innovators. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Spark! Lab

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation encourages children ages 6 to 12 to create, collaborate, explore, test, experiment and invent. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Places of Invention

This interactive exhibition highlights what happens when a community is equipped with the right mix of inventive people and resources. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
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Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction 1780-1910

The era in which the science fiction genre took shape is explored through newspaper hoaxes, works of popular science and novels. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
80.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Object Project

The almost-4,000-square-foot exhibition space allows visitors to learn how new technologies, such as bicycles and electric refrigerators, and social changes affected each other and influenced American life. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
81.  

Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

American Enterprise

The exhibition explores the interaction between business and innovation, and the creation and continual reinvention of American business and life. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 8/31 - 12/7

The Value of Money

A display of more than 400 objects from the National Numismatics Collection, including a personal check signed in 1813 by President James Madison, presented in the new Gallery of Numismatics. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
83.

Food Event | 9/17

FOOD In the Garden

A talk about edible garden design in the past, present and future. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
84.

Exhibit | 9/25 - 4/24/17

Art Pottery and Glass in America, 1880s-1920s

A display highlighting the craftsmanship of American potters and glassmakers who created decorative wares between 1880 and 1910. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | 9/11 - 9/11/16

Science Under Glass

More than 1,000 scientific glassware pieces from the 1770s to the 1970s are on display in an exhibition exploring the development of the domestic glass industry and laboratory science in America. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 10/2 - 10/2/16

Hart-Celler Act

A display featuring a selection of artifacts related to the passage of the Hart-Cellar Act in 1965 includes a child's purse brought from Cuba by a girl who immigrated with her parents, a United Farm Workers pin and more. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/31

EV1 Electric Car

A display of the first modern electric car that was designed for a mass market. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/31

Lego American Flag

A display of the American flag made of 109,200 lego bricks. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
89.

Exhibit | Through 12/17

The Americans With Disabilities Act, 1990-2015

The 25th anniversary of the passage of the act is celebrated with an exhibit of objects that highlight the significance and legacy of the ADA. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

New Display: Japanese American Nisei Congressional Gold Medal

The museum will display the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service veterans by the U.S. Congress Nov. 2, 2011. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 9/1

Mr. Wizard

The Archive Center's first exhibition showcases a selection of personal papers, files and other items belonging to the late Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard). National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
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Exhibit | Through 10/25

'Hear My Voice': Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound

Exploring Bell's role in developing sound recording at his Volta Laboratory in Washington, this exhibition features documents, recordings, laboratory notes and an apparatus from the laboratory from the 1880s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
93.

Miscellaneous Event | 9/8

Bert Williams: Lime Kiln Field Day

A film screening and discussion. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
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Movie Theater

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Smithsonian - Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

601 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4629

On this giant screen, the images are monstrous and the sound is earth-shaking.

 
95.  

Restaurant | $$$$

CityZen

1330 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-554-8588
 
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Restaurant | $

Empress Lounge

1330 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-787-6042
Editors' Picks: Best afternoon tea
 
97.  

Miscellaneous Location

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden and Ice Skating Rink

700 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-216-9397
 
98.

Miscellaneous Event | 9/13

Kruger Brothers

At the Sculpture Garden. National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden and Ice Skating Rink 700 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-289-3360

 
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Museum

National Air and Space Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Sixth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-2214
 
100.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

The traveling exhibition targeting kids ages 7 to 12, kicks off its tour in Washington and includes 20 displays that focus on the themes of up, faster, higher, farther and smarter. National Air and Space Museum - Smithsonian Institution Sixth Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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