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Smithsonian Discovery Rooms: Top 10 Washington, DC For Kids

We're continuing our countdown of the the Top 10 Attractions for Kids in Washington, DC, and our #9 pick is the Smithsonian Institution's Discovery Rooms. In our previous post, we spoke highly of Spark!Lab - a hands-on discovery room in the American History Museum where kids can play games, conduct science experiments, and try their hand at inventing. Spark!Lab is only one of many discovery rooms available across the Smithsonian campus. Smithsonian's Discovery Programs bring the museums to life, allowing kids interact with museum staff around objects from the museum’s collections to hone their scientific inquiry skills. Kids get a hands-on, ...

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National Museum of American History: Top 10 Washington, DC For Kids

In our countdown of the the Top 10 Attractions for Kids in Washington, DC, our #10 pick is the National Museum of American History. What do Kermit the Frog and Abraham Lincoln’s hat have in common? You can find both in the National Museum of American History! With a collection of more than 3 million artifacts of American history and culture, the museum is a great place for kids of all ages to learn about the nation's past. The Museum collects and preserves more than 3 million artifacts from American history including the original Star-Spangled Banner, Dizzy Gillespie’s trumpet, and Dorothy’s ...

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