National Museum of American History

Three huge floors filled with a variety of fascinating objects make up this paean to American culture. The first floor focuses on science and technology, including hands-on experiments and exhibitions on transport, electricity, and machinery. The second floor is home to the famous Star-Spangled Banner, while the third floor features a stirring tribute to the American presidency. The museum re-opened its doors in 2008 following major renovation work, which is ongoing until 2014. Call ahead for information on the latest exhibits.

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