Top 10 Most Visited History Museums in Washington

1

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Mon: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Address:1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20024
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2

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Museum provides a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom, the myth of progress, and the need for vigilance in preserving democratic values. The Museum teaches millions of people each year about the dangers of unchecked hatred and the need to prevent genocide.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:20 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Mon: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM, 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Address:100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC 20024
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3

White House Visitor Center

Address:1450 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20230
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4

National Museum of the American Indian

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Mon: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Address:950 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
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5

National Postal Museum

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Mon: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Address:2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
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6

President Lincoln's Cottage

Hours:
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM today
Fri: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sun: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Mon: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tue: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thu: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Address:140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington, DC 20317
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7

Woodrow Wilson House

Address:2340 S St NW, Washington, DC 20008
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8

The Society of the Cincinnati

Address:2118 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
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9

Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

We tell the story of a community of women who dedicated their lives to women’s rights. The innovative tactics and strategies these women devised became the blueprint for women’s progress in the 20th century. Visit to learn about the National Woman’s Party & the unfinished work for women's equality.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM today
Fri: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Address:144 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
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10

House of the Temple

The House of the Temple is the headquarters of the Supreme Council of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction -- USA. The building is open to the public for tours from 9AM-5PM M-Th.

Hours:
Closed today
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed
Mon: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address:1733 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
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