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world-class art museums
I list them alphabetically:
National Design Museum
Showcases artistically designed contemporary products that have influenced daily
Freer Gallery of Art
19th to early 20th century American and Asian art.
and Sculpture Garden
Celebrates contemporary and modern art in a unique doughnut-shaped building.
of American History
Focuses on the culture and lifestyles of the past. Its vast collection has
earned it the "nation's attic" nickname. The Presidency exhibit is a highlight.
National Museum of
the American Indian
This is the Smithsonian's newest museum. It honors Native American culture and
Natural Portrait Gallery
Its walls are hung with paintings of famous Americans, including Washington.
National Zoological Park
The National Zoo, as it is widely called, has an array of animal species from
around the world. Crowds gather to get a glimpse of the Giant Pandas (a Chinese
gift) and the adorable cub named Tai Shan.
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