20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C.
Art Museum of the Americas is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

1. Art Museum of the Americas

7.0
201 18th St NW, Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ศิลปะ · Northwest Washington · 6 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: All told, a permanent gathering of about 2,000 paintings, sculptures, installation pieces, prints, drawings and photographs are on display. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

2. Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum

701 3rd St NW (at G St.), Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 2 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Today, the Adas Israel congregation is the oldest synagogue structure in Washington and hosts a treasure trove of Jewish historical items specific to the Washington, D.C. area. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

3. The Women's Equality National Monument

144 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, D.C.
อนุสาวรีย์ · Northeast Washington · 1 ทิปส์

DCistDCist: Until earlier this year known as the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, this Capitol Hill mansion has served as a seat of the women’s suffrage and equal rights movements since 1929. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Blind Whino is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

4. Blind Whino

8.4
700 Delaware Avenue SW (at H St SW), Washington, D.C.
ห้องแสดงภาพศิลปะ · Southwest - Waterfront · 9 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: It’s an old Baptist church the congregation abandoned for two decades after moving to new digs. A group of artists found the building and covered it in a vibrant mural. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Textile Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

5. Textile Museum

2320 S St NW (23rd St), Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ศิลปะ · Kalorama · 7 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: This museum is dedicated to rugs, flags, and other pieces of textile art. The museum’s regular collection includes rugs dating back to 3,000 BCE and specializes in pieces from Asia. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Anacostia Community Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

6. Anacostia Community Museum

8.6
1901 Fort Pl SE, Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ · Southeast Washington · 5 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Likely the most overlooked of the Smithsonian Institutions, it is also one of the closest things we have to a museum of D.C. history—with a particular emphasis on the neighborhood where it sits. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

National Bonsai and Penjing Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

7. National Bonsai and Penjing Museum

8.9
Washington, D.C.
สวน · National Arboretum · 10 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Yeah, this is exactly what you think it is: a big museum full of 150 of the sickest freaking bonsai trees you will ever see. Ensconced in pagodas, water features, and beautiful Chinese architecture. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

8. Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

437 7th St NW, Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · Penn Quarter · 2 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Most people know the short history of Clara Barton: The Civil War nurse who founded the Red Cross. This museum is the office where Barton and a few others helped an estimated 22,000 families reunite. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

DC Fire & EMS Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

9. DC Fire & EMS Museum

439 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 1 ทิปส์

DCistDCist: Housed on one floor of a working fire station, there are artifacts from helmets to old-fashioned fire trampolines (or whatever they’re really called). Some of them date back to the 18th century. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Laogai Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

10. Laogai Museum

7.2
1734 20th St NW (at S St NW), Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · Northwest Washington · 4 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: The Laogai is a brick-and-mortar indictment of China’s long-standing forced labor camps. The museum offers a fascinating, multi-media look at the prison camps that allegedly still operate there today. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Marian Koshland Science Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

11. Marian Koshland Science Museum

525 E St NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
พิพิธภัณฑ์วิทยาศาสตร์ · Penn Quarter · 7 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: An Earth Lab, a Life Lab, and an Idea Lab comprise this STEM haven. Interactive games and experiments are the focal point here, with a liberal dose of current events and state-of-the-art tech. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

The Octagon House is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

12. The Octagon House

1799 New York Ave NW (at E St NW), Washington, D.C.
โครงสร้าง · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 5 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: The Treaty of Ghent, which formally ended the War of 1812, was signed within its walls. A small museum inside the mansion preserves original artifacts. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

13. James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

908 Charles St (Univ. of Mary Washington), Fredericksburg, VA
ห้องสมุดของวิทยาลัย · Downtown Fredericksburg · 3 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Did you know Monroe was a soldier in the American Revolution and was almost killed in the famous Battle of Trenton? And of course that’s to say nothing of the Monroe Doctrine. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

14. Drug Enforcement Agency Museum

700 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA
พิพิธภัณฑ์ · 1 ทิปส์

DCistDCist: Drug concealment artifacts capture the eye and a detailed photographic history of illegal drugs and the war against them in America provide a rich education. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

15. Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

7.0
105 S Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · Old Town · 4 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Martha Washington and Robert E. Lee used to pop in to this drug store, which boasts a massive collection of antique medical equipment and herbal remedies that were used centuries ago. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

16. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

8.3
213 N Talbot St, Saint Michaels, MD
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · 14 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Their website declares it as being “dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment and people of the Chesapeake Bay.” They do it with things like a replica crab-processing plant. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

National Museum of Civil War Medicine is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

17. National Museum of Civil War Medicine

7.5
48 E Patrick St (N Maxwell Ave), Frederick, MD
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · Downtown Frederick · 8 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Lay down your bullet-biting stereotypes and learn a little something. Learn about the ways in which the war incubated the modern hospital and plenty of other medical advances we take for granted. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

National Capital Trolley Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

18. National Capital Trolley Museum

7.1
1313 Bonifant Rd, Colesville, MD
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · 6 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: This is about as interactive as museums get. Visitors can ride preserved streetcars out into the wooded areas around the museum. Trolleys from as far as Belgium and Germany round out the collection. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

College Park Aviation Museum is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

19. College Park Aviation Museum

7.1
1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr, คอลเลจพาร์ก, MD
พิพิธภัณฑ์ · 9 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Wilbur Wright trained the first army pilots right here, across the street from the University of Maryland campus and six blocks or so from R.J. Bentley’s. อ่านเพิ่มเติม

National Museum of Health and Medicine is one of 20 of the Best off the Beaten Path Museums in D.C..

20. National Museum of Health and Medicine

7.0
2500 Linden Ln (The Forest Glen Annex), Silver Spring, MD
พิพิธภัณฑ์ประวัติศาสตร์ · 15 คำแนะนำและคำวิจารณ์

DCistDCist: Preserved bodies displaying exotic diseases and other conditions do appear in the collections. There’s plenty more to see, like historical artifacts on vaccinations and wartime medicine. อ่านเพิ่มเติม