Category : Washington, D.C.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6/R3 (Me 109, Gustav). Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum was at the top of my list of museums to visit in Washington, D.C. It has twenty-three galleries exhibiting hundreds of aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, rockets, and other flight-related artifacts – boy’s paradise! It was so exciting to see in person 1903 Wright Flyer, SpaceShipOne, Apollo 11 command module, Soviet SS-20 and American Pershing II …

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The Smithsonian is the World’s largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums, 9 research centers and 168 affiliate museums around the world. It has over 136 million items in its collections! I didn’t plan to check out all the items on my trip to Washington :) But, I wanted to see some unique treasures, like The Hope Diamond (also …

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Streets of the Capital. Washington, D.C.

#1 Washington, D.C. is the Capital of the United States of America. Officially founded on July 16, 1790, Washington, DC (formally the District of Columbia) is unique among American cities because it was established by the Constitution of the United States to serve as the nation’s capital. The City had an estimated population of 617,996 in 2011. #2 Washington, D.C. …

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