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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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Play, Work, & Build at the National Building Museum

  After much anticipation, the National Building Museum debuted its newest exhibition, “PLAY WORK BUILD” just over a week ago.  We checked it out last week, so I can tell you firsthand that it is pretty awesome. It’s replaced the … Continue reading


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Mission: Good Time at the International Spy Museum

  Whenever one of my kids has a day off from school and the other doesn’t, I try to make a  point of planning an “age-appropriate” activity, or at least one that I know whomever is home with me will … Continue reading


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