OF INTEREST IN WASHINGTON, DC & ARLINGTON, VA
Washington, DC is home to the
Smithsonian Institution, the world’s
largest museum complex and research
organization composed of 19 museums, 9
research centers, and the National Zoo.
Admission is free for all Smithsonian
museums and the zoo in Washington,
Things to see in
Local Favorites in Washington, DC:
• Jefferson Memorial
• Lincoln Memorial
• Library of Congress
• National Cathedral
• Union Station
• U.S. Capitol
• Vietnam Memorial
• African Art Museum
• Air and Space Museum and
• American Art Museum
• American History Museum
• American Indian Museum on the Mall
• Anacostia Community Museum
• Freer and Sackler Galleries (Asian art)
• Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
Garden (modern and contemporary
• National Zoo
• Natural History Museum
• Postal Museum
• Renwick Gallery (American crafts)
• Smithsonian Institution Building, the
Castle (visitor information)
Newseum The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot
museum of news — offers visitors an
experience that blends five centuries of
news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits.
Things to see in
International Spy Museum
The International Spy Museum showcases
more than 200 gadgets, weapons, bugs,
cameras, vehicles, and technologies used
for espionage throughout the world.
Iwo Jima Memorial
This memorial was modeled after a
Pulitzer-prize winning photograph take on
the island of Iwo Jima during WWII. The
memorial is dedicated to all marines who
gave their lives in battle.
Arlington National Cemetery
More than four million people visit the
cemetery annually, many coming to pay
final respects at graveside services, of
which nearly 100 are conducted each
week, Monday through Friday. Arlington
Mansion and 200 acres of ground immediately surrounding it were designated officially as a military cemetery on June 15,
Most museums are open daily,
10:00 am – 5:30pm
Phone (202) 633-1000
Check out www.washington.org for more details.
Air Force Memorial
Inaugurated in October 2006, the soaring
Air Force Memorial is dedicated to the
“Men and Women of the United States Air
Force and its Heritage Organizations.”
for a chance to win!
Araffle of two 46” Sharp LCD Televisions will take place in the exhibit hall on Monday at 6: 45 pm and Tuesday at 1: 45 pm.
Tickets will be available at the registration desk and inside
the exhibit hall at the IDEA table.
$10 for one chance or $20 for three chances.
All proceeds benefit the John Gray Scholarship Program.