To ensure the safety of our residents and visitors, many attractions and events have been impacted, and in most cases, cancelled or closed. As many of us stay home during these unprecedented times, Fairfax County is offering ways to serve you, feed you, and keep you entertained. Learn More
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.