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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 7-11

Monday – With rain in the forecast, head to an old standby, the National Museum of Natural History. Visit the Dinosaur exhibit while you can — on April 28, it’s closing for five years as it undergoes renovations. Of course, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 31 – April 4

Monday – Get a dose of nature and history in one fell swoop AND enjoy a nice spring day (we hope!) at Roosevelt Island. Hike the easy trails, look out for wildlife, and explore the Memorial Plaza to learn about … Continue reading

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Get Q?rius at the Natural History Museum

As if the National Museum of Natural History wasn’t fascinating enough for kids (and adults) already, a new addition to its amazing spectrum of offerings brings a whole new level of intrigue and exploration. Q?rius is an interactive and experimental … Continue reading

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The National Postal Museum Always Delivers a Great Outing

I like to think of the National Postal Museum as a locals’ secret, overlooked by tourists and overshadowed by its counterparts on the Mall. Whether it really is or not, I’m not sure, but I do know that it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 9-13

Monday – Take a tour of the Capitol! If you can’t get on a tour day-of, there still are exhibits and statues to see in the Visitor’s Center, which is open 8:30am – 4:30pm. Both admission to the Center and … Continue reading

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