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Department of the Interior Museum

1849 C St NW, Washington DC, DC 20240-0001
+1 202-208-4743
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4 days ago
“Best kept secret tour in D.C.”
3 weeks ago
“Itty bitty but very nice”
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1849 C St NW, Washington DC, DC 20240-0001
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+1 202-208-4743
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Do want to escape the crowds for a few hours in D.C.? Take the free Interior Musuem tour offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays in a magnificent 2,200 room Federal Building. Learn about this agency which includes the National Park Service and many other Bureaus. The...More

Thank linda s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to see if you are in the area. Someone else pointed out the fabulous Ansel Adams photos on display of National Park areas and they are amazing to see. The actual museum area is not large but interesting. Be sure to watch the short...More

Thank cityslickerindasouth
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

It was interesting to see all the work that is done to keep our national parks beautiful for generations to come. Everyone was friendly, courteous and helpful.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The museum is located in the building of the Department of the Interior at the corner of 18 street and C street NW. Visitors must sign to get visitor pass. and then go through the security machine. Once you sign in, you are free to...More

Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Andeluna Adams photographs of the history of the Park Service, life size paintings of African American contributions to science, art, and education. Native American art and the glorious 47 piece collection of murals commissioned during Roosevelt's New Deal. And it's free. Twice a week guided...More

Thank Chinapjs
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

When we visited Washington DC during the 1st week of August, the Dept. of the Interior Museum was closed due to some emergency repairs fir an unknown specified period of time; therefore, we did not have a chance to visit it. It is well known...More

Thank karenpammy2016
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The DOI museum is an oddity. You have to enter an active Federal building to get to it, with all the wonderful screening required. The guard at the north entrance wasn't even sure they had a museum or where it might be, but we did...More

Thank hfulghum
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

As of September 2016, the museum is under renovation and has minimal exhibits on display. I remember that the old museum had ample displays in many rooms. The library is still under renovation. The building is only worth visiting to acquire a national park stamp...More

1  Thank BAMorales
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Today we walked to this building to visit the museum. The guard told us the museum was closed due to water damage. Ok, but there was no mention of the Craft Shop or the murals. ARE THEY AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC??? Visiting this building will...More

Thank mimi1890
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

A few years ago, I was in DC and barred from going to the DOI Museum, which was undergoing renovation. This time, I was set to go. That was my mistake. The museum really has nothing. My hotel room was larger. There's even an exhibit...More

1  Thank ATL_Jacket
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