National Children’s Museum
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 202-844-2486
Popular “hands-on” museum incorporates state-of-the-art interactive stations to fascinate children of all ages.

The National Gallery of Art
4th & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 202-737-4215
Children are invited to take advantages of abundant programs designed for the younger set.

National Geographic Society Museum
1145 17th Street NW 17th
Washington, DC 202-857-7588
Discover new ways to view our planet with interactive, hands-on displays that illustrate nature’s fragile balancing act.

The National Museum of Natural History
10th Street & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 202-633-1000
Dinosaur Hall, the American Indian Life exhibit and the Insect Zoo and Discovery Room are some area designed especially for children.

New Hampshire Attic DAR Museum
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 202-628-1776
Collection of child-sized chairs and dolls combine with educational programs for all ages.


Bureau of Engraving
14th and C Streets SW
Washington, DC 202-874-2330
Watch millions of dollars being printed from blank sheets to wallet-ready bills.

Cabin John Regional Park
7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda, MD 301-495-2595
Miniature Train 301-765-8670
Indoor Tennis 301-365-2440
Skating Rink 301-765-8620
Locust Grove Nature Center combines with first-rate sports facilities.

National Aquarium
501 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 410-576-3800
The oldest public aquarium in the nation offers a touch tank where visitors can see shark and piranha feedings.

Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, MD 301-492-6229
Classic carousel combines with craft and art classes and gallery.

Leesburg Animal Park
19270 James Monroe Highway
Leesburg, VA 703-433-0002
Visit farm and exotic animals in a petting barn.

National Zoological Park
3000 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 202-673-4800
More than 3,000 animals include the giant panda Hsing-Hsing, Smokey the Bear, and exotic birds and reptiles.

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Anacostia Park
1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 202-426-6905
Thousands of water plants grow along the Anacostia River, rich in wildlife and seasonal blooms.

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