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Smithsonian Museums
Smithsonian Museums
Smithsonian National Air and Space Udvar-Hazy Center

Smithsonian Museums

No trip to the Nation's Capital Region would be complete without exploring the sites associated with The Smithsonian Institution - the world's largest museum and research complex.  The Smithsonian's footprint in the DC area includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. Most Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are free and open every day of the year except December 25. 

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