Find Museums in District of Columbia
There are around 100 museums in District of Columbia. This is about half of all the tourist attractions listed in this state. Top city in District of Columbia with popular museums is Washington. The major types of museums listed here are arts museums and history museums. Then there is also science museums listed in District of Columbia. You may find a list of all categories of District of Columbia attractions on this page to choose from.
As the capital of one of the most powerful countries in the world, it is not surprising why the area is dotted with numerous historic sites and museums. The official museums and galleries in the Washington, D.C. are maintained by the Smithsonian Institution. In 2013, all Smithsonian Institution locations were able to draw in around 30 million visitors.
When it comes to museums in DC, the most popular attraction is the National Museum of Natural History located at the National Mall. Other must visit places include the National Museum of African Art, the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Museum of American History, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and many more. Private museums can also be found in DC including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the National Geographic Society Museum and the O Street Museum Foundation.
Top 10 Museums in District of Columbia
Visit the top museums in District of Columbia. Click on a museum bellow to find the detailed information.
- Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington
- National Gallery of Art, Washington
- Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington
- National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington
- Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), Washington
- International Spy Museum, Washington
- Newseum, Washington
- Ford's Theatre, Washington
- Smithsonian Institution Building (Smithsonian Castle), Washington
Find in District of Columbia
We have listed tourist places of District of Columbia in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all District of Columbia attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (1)
- Nature Attractions (42)
- Parks (40)
- Lakes (3)
- Waterfalls (1)
- Museums (65)
- Arts Museums (27)
- History Museums (33)
- Natural History Museums (3)
- Science Museums (3)
- Zoo (1)
- Landmarks (23)