Museums in Washington DC for an Enlightening Day Out!

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The museums in Washington DC offer some of the finest displays of artwork and historical artefacts that perfectly complements the city's hub for being an administrative hub. We have curated a list of (Read More) our favourite museums in Washington DC for you to visit with your families.

Here is the list of 4 Museums in Washington DC for an Enlightening Day Out!

1. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington-dc - Washington's Art Gallery

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington-dc - Washington's Art Gallery
4.0 /5

"The only major museum in the world solely dedicated” to celebrate and honour the works of female artists, the National Museum of Women in the Art is a construction based on the architectural style of classical revival.

Address: : 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States

Admission : $ 8 - $ 10

Hours : Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prohibition : No Food and Drinks in galleries
Don’t touch the art
Flash Photography and other equipment like tripods are not allowed

Accessibility : Wheelchair accessible
Accessible parking
Accessible tours
American Sign language interpretation at request
Large print object labels
Changing tables in restrooms
Gender-neutral restroom

2. National Gallery of Art, Washington-dc - Giving Everyone Access to the Beauty of Art

National Gallery of Art, Washington-dc - Giving Everyone Access to the Beauty of Art

Offering free admission to explore the plethora of arts that the world has to offer, the National Gallery of Art gives access to everyone who wishes to experience the beauty of “art, creativity and our shared humanity” through its vibrant collection.

Address : Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20565, United States

Admission : Free

Hours: : 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Prohibition : No cell phones
No food and drinks
Do not touch the artworks
No smoking
No drone photography

Accessibility : Wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Accessible tours

3. The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington-dc - Art Focussed on Digital and Technological Performances

The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington-dc - Art Focussed on Digital and Technological Performances
3.9 /5

Leading and iconic gallery housing collections from post-war Europe and American art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden focuses on digital and technological arts and performances.

Address : Independence Ave SW &, 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

Admission : Free

Hours: : 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Prohibition: : No flash photography
No smoking
Do not touch the artwork

Accessibility: : Wheelchair accessible
Service animals are allowed
ASL and visual description and transcripts

4. The Phillips Collection, Washington-dc - Over 3,000 works of American and European Impressionist and Modernist Art

The Phillips Collection, Washington-dc - Over 3,000 works of American and European Impressionist and Modernist Art
3.9 /5

Founded by Duncan Phillips in 1921, The Phillips Collection exhibits more than 3,000 artworks based on American and European impressionists and modernists.

Address: : 1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

Admission : Free

Hours: : Thursday-Sunday: 11:00 AM -6:00 PM

Have we missed out on any of your favourite museums in Washington DC? Let us know in the comments below!

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