Attractions

The Basics

While you may not have time to see all of these sights on your first time to Washington, D.C., most of the following should be on your must-see list.

Public Buildings

Monuments and Memorials

These are all open to the public 24 hours a day; when lit at night they are spectacular.

The Smithsonian Institution

All Smithsonian museums have free admission. Here are 5 of the 15 Smithsonian museums, which includes the zoo.

Other Popular Attractions

*Mt. Vernon is the only attraction listed on this page with an admission fee.

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