Experience History At These Washington, DC Landmarks
Explore the very essence of DC and celebrate the spirit of the nation's capital at some of the city's most iconic monuments, museums and historic national landmarks. Admire the imposing facades of the Washington Monument and Lincoln, Jefferson and MLK Memorials, paying tribute to our nations most influential historical figures. Experience the somber countenance of Arlington National Cemetery and the WWII and Vietnam Veterans Memorials, where respect is paid to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Then, explore the halls of the Smithsonian and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, where history comes alive through an array of unique exhibits.
More than a single destination, the Smithsonian is 19 world-class museums and a zoo—plus 9 research centers. Visit them all.