Washington D.C. Sights

1.        Air and Space Museum http://www.nasm.si.edu/

2.        American History Museum http://www.americanhistory.si.edu./

Under exhibits (http://www.americanhistory.si.edu./youmus/exhibits.htm )you can click on one of these for more information

a.  Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers

b.  World War II Photographic Perspectives

c.   Vote! The Machinery of Democracy

d.  Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education

e.  Agriculture Hall

f.     America On the Move

g.  The American Presidency

h.  Bon Appétit! Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian

i.      Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004

j.      Engines of Change

k.   Field to Factory

l.      First Ladies

m.                       From Parlor to Politics: Women’s rights

n.  Information Age

o.  Musical Instruments

p.  Maritime Enterprise

q.  On Time

r.     Power Machinery

s.   Science in American Life

t.     Star-Spangled Banner

u.  Science in American Life

3.        The Aquarium http://www.nationalaquarium.com/ , http://www.letsgo.com/DC/04-Sights-199

4.        Arts and Industries Building (The Castle) http://www.si.edu/ai/

5.        Botanical Gardens http://www.usbg.gov/ http://www.aoc.gov/USBG/usbg_overview.htm http://tourofdc.org/tours/USBotanicGarden/

6.        The Bureau of Printing and Engraving http://tourofdc.org/tours/BureauOfEngravingAndPrinting/ , http://www.letsgo.com/DC/04-Sights-98 , http://www.ee.liverpool.k12.ny.us/ee/staff/team_5/cappelli_dc/engraving.html

7.        The Capitol http:// www.aoc.gov , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/medtour/capitol.html , http://www.dcpages.com/Hwdc/capitol.html

8.        The FBI Building http://www.fbi.gov/

9.        Ford's Theater http://www.nps.gov/foth/ , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/medtour/ford.html , http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/ford.html

10.  Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial http://www.nps.gov/frde/index.htm

11.  The Holocaust Memorial Museum http://www.ushmm.org/

12.   The Jefferson Memorial   http://www.nps.gov/thje/ , http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/jeffmem.html

13.  The Korean War Veterans Memorial http://www.nps.gov/kwvm/memorial/memorial.htm

14.   Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/

15.  The Lincoln Memorial http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/linmem.html, http://www.nps.gov/linc/

16.  The National Archives http://www.nara.gov/exhall/exhibits.html

17.   National Gallery of Art (classical) http://www.nga.gov/

18.   National Gallery of Art (modern) http://www.nga.gov/

19.  The National Mall http://www.nps.gov/nama/

20.  National Museum of the American Indian http://www.nmai.si.edu

21.  Natural History Museum http://www.nmnh.si.edu/ http://www.mnh.si.edu/museum/VirtualTour/floor.maps.html

22.  The Old Post Office Tower http://www.nps.gov/opot/

23.  The Postal Museum  http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/museum/1_museum.html

24.    Supreme Court  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc78.htm , http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/justices/fullcourt.html

25.  Union Station http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc80.htm

26.  The Vietnam Memorial Wall http://www.nps.gov/vive/home.htm

27.  The Washington Monument  http://www.nps.gov/wamo/ , http://sc94.ameslab.gov/tour/washmon.html , http://www.dcpages.com/Hwdc/washmo.html , http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us/academy/kind/patriot/monument.htm

28.  The White House http://www.nps.gov/whho/ , http://whitehouse.gov

29.  The World War II Memorial http://www.wwiimemorial.com/

 

 

1.   World Almanac for Kids Online: Washington D.C.  - get facts about the land, population, government, history, and economy of Washington D.C.
http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/states/washington_dc.html  

2.   Camera Over Washington  - aerial views of Washington, D.C., including the Capitol, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
http://photo2.si.edu/aerialdc/aerialdc.html  

3.   Enchanted Learning: District of Columbia  - provides a map and facts about Washington, District of Columbia. Includes a list and pictures of official state symbols.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/dc/  and quiz.

4.   Duke Ellington's Washington  - this PBS site explains what Washington, D.C. was like around the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Learn about the people and places that made this time and town special.
http://www.pbs.org/ellingtonsdc/

5.   Frederick Douglass National Historic Site  - located in Washington, D.C. Inlcudes a biography of this great man and information about the Frederick Douglass Home and visitor center.
http://www.nps.gov/frdo/freddoug.html  

6.   Powers of Persuasion: Poster Art From World War II  - online exhibit featuring posters and a sound file from a more extensive exhibit that was presented in the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.
http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/powers_of_persuasion/powers_of_persuasion_home.html  

7.   National Capital Parks  - this links you to all the national parks, presidental memorials, and monuments in Washington, D.C.
http://www.nps.gov/nacc/
More sites about:  U.S. States > Washington, D.C.

8.   Capitol Holiday Tree Cam  - view from the Capitol of the Holiday Tree on the West Lawn of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
http://www.senate.gov/~daschle/tree/treecam.html

9.   Cherry Blossoms  - pictures from the Smithsonian of the Cherry Blossoms blooming in Washington, D.C.
http://photo2.si.edu/cherry/cherry.html

10.                     Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ)  - learn about this conservation, education, and membership organization that supports the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
http://www.fonz.org/index2.shtml  

11.                     Hometown Heroes  - meet these amazing people who are working hard to better the Washington, D.C. community. Their activities include teaching language and job-related skills to immigrants, restoring historical and environmental landmarks, and providing basic human needs for children and the elderly.
http://www.weta.org/productions/hheroes/

12.                     Bridging the Watershed  - study the Potomac and learn real-world science in the national parks around Washington, D.C.
http://www.bridgingthewatershed.org/home.html

13.                     Marian Koshland Science Museum  - check out the current exhibits, learn about the background, get visitor information, and more for the museum of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.
http://www.koshlandsciencemuseum.org/

14.                     Photos of Washington, D.C. Monuments and Memorials  - pictures of the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, U.S. Capitol, Vietnam War Memorial, Korean War Memorial, the White House, and much more.
http://www.washingtondcmetroweb.com/Monuments.htm

Click
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for the Official Washington D.C. Homepage : maps, schedule White House visit, etc.
for D.C. Tourist Sites
for More D.C. Tourist Sites
for Close Up Foundation Virtual Tour
for Virtual Tour of Washington, DC.
for Washington DC City Pages

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