Stay Entertained: 15 Actually Fun Things To Do In Washington, D.C.

Stay Entertained: 15 Actually Fun Things To Do In Washington, D.C.

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What's fun to do in Washington, D.C.? Here's a list of amazing things to do in the city. Go out and explore!

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    The National Gallery is home of a world-class collection of masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present, and includes works by Rembrandt and Picasso.-- Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    Hidden museum gem in DC. One of most beautiful museum buildings I've been to. There is a small fee, but well worth the admission. In fact, its better than some of the other free Smithsonian museums. -- Matt Wetzel via Foursquare
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    The high-ceilinged halls include portraits of every American president, photos of influential Americans from activists to athletes, digital technology, and modern art design. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    The Smithsonian Institution was founded for the "increase and diffusion" of knowledge from a bequest to the United States by the British scientist James Smithson, who had never visited the US himself. -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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    A tourist favorite made even more famous by Nicolas Cage in National Treasure, the National Archives is grand & striking with its serene marble rotunda, sweeping ceilings, & stately columns & murals. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    Showcases some of the coolest modern art designs in the world.Collection highlights tours are held daily at 12:30pm and 2:00pm (except on the second Tuesday of each month and on federal holidays). -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    A powerful experience. Look for some of the LGBT-related history artifacts throughout the permanent exhibit. Did you know that gay prisoners were not among those liberated by the allies? -- Washington Blade via Foursquare
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    One of the best kept secrets in the nations capitol, showing first-run independent and foreign films, along with midnight screenings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show there's always something to watch! -- BROADS via Foursquare
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    The latest baby panda at the National Zoo was born Aug. 23, 2013. It's a girl born to Tian Tian and Mei Xiang. Washington pandarazzi will have to wait four months for an in-person look at the cub. -- Washington Post via Foursquare
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    Josh Burdette, who died Sept. 1, 2013 at 36, was called many things. Head of security. Door-staff supervisor. Crew chief. That guy. He said: "I am not a bouncer." Read our obituary for him. -- Washington Post via Foursquare
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    The Museum attracts more than 9M visitors annually. You'll want a full morning or afternoon in this kid-friendly attraction. Don't miss the Milestones of Flight gallery! -- Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    When on a guided tour of a history museum, at every civilization, ask whether the men of that era ever had an overpowering urge to dress as a woman and be caressed by a big, strong man. -- The Onion via Foursquare
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