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National Museum of Crime & Punishment - CLOSED

575 7th Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-393-1099
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Awesome!

i love anything that is related to crime so I was basically in heaven in this place! three floors... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2013
Pierina R
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New York City, New York, USA
Check it out!

Very interesting and well educated museum.. the basic theme as it insists is crime and punishment... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2013
Mike T
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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey, United States
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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575 7th Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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+1 202-393-1099
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Reviewed 20 November 2013

i love anything that is related to crime so I was basically in heaven in this place! three floors full of stuff related to crime. you could have the option of even solving your own crime, there are clues all over the three floors.More

1  Thank Pierina R
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Hi Pierina R.! I am thrilled that you were in heaven at our museum! The Top Detective Challenge is a great way to explore the museum as it allows you to answer clues to solve a crime! We hope that you will come see us...More

Reviewed 19 November 2013

Very interesting and well educated museum.. the basic theme as it insists is crime and punishment from serial killers, middle-evil time crime, current crime with computers, jail, police, crime scene investigation you name it.. this place is also part of America's Most Wanted.. a lot...More

Thank Mike T
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Hi Mike T.! Thank you for your review and for coming to visit our museum! I am so happy that you found the museum to be interesting and worth checking out! There is a lot of information and there are over 100 interactives! We hope...More

Reviewed 18 November 2013

We went to this museum with our teenage boys. Everyone enjoyed it a lot but it was very long. We started at 10 in the morning and had to leave around 1 pm to get lunch and we were barely halfway through. The upper part...More

1  Thank Scott S
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2013

Hi Scott S.- Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed the museum! There is a lot of information, but I am glad that you found it informative and tried the simulators! We hope you will...More

Reviewed 12 November 2013

It has much information on criminals. However, so much to read, it gets tiresome halfway through. The admission fee was too much ($22) ,in hindsight. The spy museum is much better.More

1  Thank Jacqueline A
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2013

Hi Jacqueline A - Thank you for visiting the Crime Museum! There is definitely a lot of information throughout the museum, and I understand that reading it can become tiresome. I highly recommend the audio tour as a great option to eliminate some reading! We...More

Reviewed 7 November 2013

If you are interested about anything related to crime and punishment, ex-cons, anything relating to this, you will LOVE this place! It is so interactive and so informative. I could have easily spent all day here, if there weren't a million other museums in DC...More

Thank jasonlauren
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2013

Hi jasonlauren - Thank you for coming to the Crime Museum! I agree- the museum is very interactive and informative. I am so happy that you had a great time and we hope that you will come back and see us! Maybe you can try...More

Reviewed 6 November 2013

We had 3 hours after arriving in DC before our daughter got off of work, and having done everything else in Washington, we thought we'd give it a try...not expecting much...we were delightfully surprised. Entertaining and full of facts you didn't know about some of...More

Thank Kathy L
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2013

Hi Kathy L. - We are so happy that you decided to visit our museum! The museum has a lot of fun facts and information - I am glad that you were "delightfully surprised" and entertained! We hope that you enjoyed your trip to DC...More

Reviewed 5 November 2013

This museum is really geared toward adolescents and teens, but for the crime and punishment interest piqued adult, it's not too bad. We had a groupon and so the price was under $15 for the pair, not bad. I wouldn't pay full price for this,...More

Thank Chris D
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2013

Hi Chris D. - We are glad that you found many of our artifacts to be cool! Thank you for visiting us and for your review - we always appreciate feedback!

Reviewed 30 October 2013

Before I went to the museum I looked on Groupon D.C. and found discount tickets to the museum. As you enter the lines had hand cuffs instead of ropes for you to file thru. We got a kick out of that. We decided to buy...More

1  Thank seashell482003
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2013

Hi seashell482003 - Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you all came to our museum and had a great time! I am especially thrilled that you did our Top Detective Challenge - did you find the missing medallion?? We hope you...More

Reviewed 27 October 2013

Liked the idea of carrying hand held tour 'phones'. Each display shows a number to dial on your device. Narrator talks about each area throughout the museum.More

Thank Gordon B
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2013

Thank you for visiting our museum!! We are glad that you found the museum to be interesting. I think the audio great option to enhance the tour, so I am really happy that you tried it and liked it! We hope you will visit us...More

Reviewed 24 October 2013

This was the kids (teens) pick of the day and boy was it worth it! If you are into something different (at a cost) it was well worth it. I am not into museums, but this one grabbed my attention and the kids loved it....More

1  Thank Kathleen G
CrimeMuseumStaff, Manager at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

Hi Kathleen G - We are so happy that you and your family came to visit our museum and a great time! We are glad that you all were able to take advantage of many of the fun things we have to offer including the...More

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