Panoramas: A Look Inside the Revamped Museum of American History
The View from the Mall Entrance: Among the striking additions to the museum are added windows and a skylight for a new, brighter feel, plus a 40- by 19-foot abstract respresentation of the American flag consisting of 960 reflective, moving tiles.
INTERACTIVE PANORAMA: Click and drag on the image to move in any direction. Use the Shift Key to zoom in, and the Ctrl Key to zoom out. Panoramic Composite by: Whitney Shefte / washingtonpost.com
Panorama | A Look at the Star-Spangled Banner: The flag that inspired Francis Scott Key's poem-turned-national anthem has its own exhibit space with dim lighting that is good for the nearly 200-year-old artifact and serves as a more accurate representation of seeing the flag in "the dawn's early light."