The museum provides an overview of American History with a focus on the colonial period to the present. Stories, lifesize scenarios, videos, artifacts, and interactive exhibits make history come alive. It is easy to spend two days at the museum just to peruse the available exhibits.
|George Washington's camp gear|
|Abraham Lincoln Bronze from Face Mask|
|Several Displays Document Segregation|
|From the Vietnam War Exhibit|
|All in the Family TV 1970|
|Example of Changes in Technology|
|Democracy in Action|
Visibility- some displays are poorly lit making it difficult to view objects or read the posted information. Some displays are difficult to appreciate due to lighting that produces a glare.
Food service- available in museum- no food and drinks permitted in the museum; Cheaper eats at nearby restaurants
Shops- various gifts and souvenirs
Restrooms- available and maintained
Photography- mostly permitted, some exceptions posted; sometimes difficult to capture objects even without flash
Website- helpful information including hours, policies, maps http://americanhistory.si.edu/
PLACES TO VISIT IN WASHINGTON DC
Here’s a few places to see along with some photos and links to information.
Monuments and Memorials
And here’s my webpage www.suttong.com
And some books I have published