Smithsonian-hopping in Washington, DC

Smithsonian-hopping in Washington, DC Claimed

5 days, 6 nights

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Trip Overview

Our goal was to see as many Smithsonian museums and other iconic Wash DC sites as possible and do so in October, when the weather is perfect!

Full Itinerary

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 U.S. Capitol and Library Of Congress Hours: Hours Vary by building Price: Free Time To Spend: Less Than 1 Hour Location: East Capitol Street & First Street Southeast The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center welcomes visitors Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Tour Of Capitol Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Hours: 10am-5:30pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 2 Hours to Half Day Location: 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560 There are two entrances at the Museum — Constitution Avenue (north side) and the National Mall (south side). Depending on visitation, you may find that one entrance has a shorter line, so be sure to check both entrances. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/ National Archives Museum Hours: 10am-5:30pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 1 – 2 Hours Location: 700 Pennsylvania Avenue https://museum.archives.gov/ =================================================== Thursday, October 10, 2019 Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Hours: 10am-5:30pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 2 Hours to Half Day Location: 655 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC 20560 Phone: 202-633-2214 Note: Visitors to the Museum in CD: Effective Monday, October 7, enter through Jefferson Drive entrance (National Mall side) https://airandspace.si.edu/ Newseum Hours: 9am-5:00pm Daily Price: $24.95 for adults Time To Spend: 2 Hours to Half Day Location:555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
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National Gallery of Art Hours: 10am-5:00pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 2 Hours to Half Day Location: Sixth and Constitution Avenue Northwest https://www.nga.gov/ =================================================== Friday, October 11, 2019 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Hours: 10am-5:30pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 2 Hours to Half Day Location: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024-2126 https://www.ushmm.org/ Smithsonian National Museum of African American History Hours: 10am-5:30pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 2 Hours to Half Day Location: 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560 https://nmaahc.si.edu/ =================================================== Saturday, October 12, 2019 International Spy Museum Hours: 9am – 7pm Price: $24.95 Adult Time To Spend: Location: 700 L’Enfant Plaza, SW Washington DC 20024 https://www.spymuseum.org/ Lincoln Memorial Hours: 24/7 Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: Less Than 1 Hour Location: 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle https://www.nps.gov/linc/index.htm Vietnam Veterans Memorial Hours: 24/7 Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: Less Than 1 Hour Location: 5 Henry Bacon Drive NW Washington, DC 20002 https://www.nps.gov/vive/index.htm Korean War Veterans Memorial Hours: 24/7 Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: Less Than 1 Hour Location: Independence Ave. & Daniel Chester French Dr. SW https://www.nps.gov/kowa/index.htm Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Hours: 24/7 Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: Less Than 1 Hour Location: 1964 Independence Ave. SW https://www.nps.gov/mlkm/planyourvisit/hours.htm World War II Memorial Hours: 24/7 Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: Less Than 1 Hour Location: 1750 Independence Ave. SW Washington, DC 20024 https://www.nps.gov/wwii/planyourvisit/basicinfo.htm =================================================== Sunday, October 13, 2019 Arlington National Cemetery Hours: October – March: 8am – 5pm Daily Price: Free Time To Spend: 2 hours to Half Day Location: Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, VA 22211 https://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/#/

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Time of year

Oct-Dec

Type of Trip

Urban exploration

Duration

1 week

Who Went

Couple

Accommodation Type

Hotel

Budget

$200-$400

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