Loved looking at the old election propaganda... very entertaining to see history in this way. Loved it!
About National Museum of American History
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We went on a monday when it opened, and pretty much felt like we had the museum to ourselves. FYI, in every museum now, they check your bag, and have you walk through a metal detector. Carry items as if you were flying.
I am a repeat offender. I love Julia's kitchen and I love the area devoted to the hippie movement and affect on food consumption that started in the 1960s. Vegetarianism, eating in balance with the earth. Plus the effects of pesticides, chemicals, fertilizer, defoliants, etc...More
When you see things from your own home in the museum is amusing. The extra movies and special displays added so much to the experience. enjoyed the caferteria at this location so much we returned another day for the food.
We had limited time so we hit the high points. The flag exhibit is extremely moving and it brought tears to my eyes to hear three young boys singing the “Star Spangle Banner” quietly with the music. The First Ladies’ dresses were next and took...More
What's not to like about seeing the Star Spangled Banner that inspired Scott to write our beautiful national Anthem? Or the desk where the Declaration of Independence was written? or Lincoln's original Top Hat? Yup, all this and more is here. Cafeteria in the basement...More
If you see nothing else, go to see the original Star Spangled Banner. You have no idea ahead of time about how big it is. It's been cut off (the label tells you why) but most of "our flag is still there" At the moment,...More
old cars, trains, TV shows, homes..great stories of how our country as grown,,just a great few hours..LOVED it
I have always dreamed of visiting Washington DC in order to explore the Smithsonian musuems. The American History Museum is well worth a visit. It comprises of 3 floors full of monumental moments in the American history. You need a good 3-4 hours to fully...More
This is a must-do if you are near any of the Smithsonian museums. If you're interested in American history, this is probably the definitive place for you! A replica highlighting the Star Spangled Banner is prominent in the display area, along with much of items...More