It commemorates those who served in the Korean War. You will find 19 different statues of soldiers in addition to a round shaped pool and a black shiny wall of granite on which images of land, sea and troops are shown.
The building is beautiful and full of history. Take one of the free tours with the volunteers to learn more. The art all around the walls and ceiling are a must see.
With all the names engraved on a lengthy black wall, this is a solemn memorial to all those who had served and perished in Vietnam.
The building itself is a piece of art. Truly worth of spending the time here, walking looking. A lot of very interesting portraits and pieces of art.
Lots of beautiful stained glass and stone work. There is a lot to see in both the main church and the other chapels in the building.
This “newseum” is dedicated to the First Amendment and contains everything imaginable regarding the right to freedom of the press from the Federalist Papers to the Internet and everything in between (newspaper, radio, TV).
When planning your visit to DC the National Mall is the place to start. The walk around the Mall itself is lovely but you can easily spend a week exploring the museums and memorials that surround it.
Upon entering you get to choose a spy identity and are given details of a secret mission, and so the fun begins. Guests can also enter and exit throughout the day as much as they like once tickets are purchased.
Organization of American States The Organization of American States, or the OAS, is a continental organization founded on 30 April 1948, for the purposes…
A lot of real life size animals and other figures. A wonderful place for science education for all ages. All the exhibits are showcased well.
If you love art, this is a wonderful museum (both the East and West wings) for both the art, and the architecture, the food and the gift shops.
A really good place to visit, and it is FREE. Allow plenty of time to look around, there is so much. Really interesting to see all the real planes from history, as well as the space equipment.
The view from the top of the Mall is spectacular. Make sure you have time for this as it is very crowded with people. You need at least min. of 30-45 minutes from the time you arrive.
Plan on spending a few hours at this museum. Four floors full of fascinating history of the holocaust. Lots of film footage as well as displays.
The Kennedy center is a must visit if you are coming to D.C. Free shows are offered everyday, and bigger shows come often.