Tag Archives: Washington DC Museums for Kids

Play & Learn Through American History at Wegmans Wonderplace

Parents with little ones, take note: The new Wegmans Wonderplace at the National Museum of American History should be among your go-to places to take your babe to play. Designed especially for children 0-6 years old, the activity center in … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 23-27

Monday – DC public pools and spray parks are now open daily! Jump in or splash around for free (or a small fee in you’re not a DC resident). Check the DC DPR website for locations and hours — find … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 24-28

Monday – Discover the history of flight at the College Park Aviation Museum. Guests can view early airplanes up close, dress up like aviators, create flight-inspired art, and more. Keep an eye on the runway right outside the floor-to-ceiling windows … Continue reading

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“Real Pirates” Coming to the National Geographic Museum!

You all probably know by now how much I love the exhibits at the National Geographic Museum. They are always a perfect mix of entertaining and educational, with intriguing displays, fun interactives, engaging multimedia, and, of course, stunning photography that … Continue reading

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The U.S. Navy Museum: A True Hidden DC Gem

  Sometimes the best things are right under your nose. Or, to be more literal, about nine blocks from my house. This was the case with the U.S. Navy Museum, anyway. It’s not that I wasn’t aware of it before … Continue reading

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