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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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US$75.00*
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Washington DC Legend Daytime Comprehensive Tour
Ranked #28 of 429 things to do in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Part of the Smithsonian Institution that owns more than 40,000 works depicting the history of art in the United States.
Alexandria, VA
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“nice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

fantastic art! love the indoor courtyard great location

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Austin, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Love this Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

As will all Smithsonian Museums, addmission is free! This is a must see. It's a hit with younger children, it's not a stuffy museum. There is plenty to look at, from presidential items to the history of the industrial revolution and the orginal Star Spangled Banner. Plan to spend about 3 hours to see most of what interests you. There is a cafe in the basement of the museum, that has a pretty good Chicken Ceasar Wrap sandwhich.

TIP: Bring a quarter so that you can stow your jacket and heavy items in the locker room.

Visited February 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Very educating!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

I can write several pages of how great our visit to museum was, but let me just tell you it's fantastic experience to learn and see history, arts and aviation. We spent 4 hours there and took over 700 photos.

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New York City, New York, USA
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“Nice variety of things but sparse”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

In some categories the collection is larger but overall the more unusual categories like pop culture only enjoy a little nook. BUT you must see the flag - it took our breath away.

Visited February 2012
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Annandale, Virginia
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“Fantastic Museum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Visited the museum specifically to see the Annie Leibovitz and One Life exhibits . . . both were phenomenal. Also found myself walking through the permanent exhibits as well even though I'd been there and seen them before. Definitely recommend this museum for lovers of American art.

Visited February 2012
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