Museums are one of the top tourist destinations. If you love museums, you will be glad to know the capital of US has several museums dedicated to different types of art collections. Though every museum has something unique to offer, it is not possible to visit all of them due to time constraints. We have compiled a list of top 3 museums that you should visit while in Washington DC.
Where to stay
You can stay at any hotels in downtown if you are planning to visit museums in Washington DC. There are several cheap hotels in Washington DC downtown. To get best online hotel deals, check the reviewer websites that list hotels near tourist attractions and experience of people who have stayed there.
- National Museum of Natural History
The most interesting exhibition is National Museum of Natural History is “Life in one cubic foot”.This interactive exhibition gives you idea about the entire ecosystem that can fit within one cubic foot.It allows you to know about the diversity of life and complex relationships between organisms. The African elephant exhibition tells you the story of evolution of the elephant starting from their first predecessor to the present time elephant.Other interesting exhibitions are Vanished birds of North America, last American dinosaurs and many more.
- National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum has several unique exhibitions that gives you glimpse of epic journey of mankind in space exploration and aviation history. The Golden Age of Flight exhibitions gives you knowledge about aviation history, famous personalities and important aviation events of both world wars. The museum also gives you closest view to the amazing pictures taken by satellites that are currently visiting other planets in our solar system. For example, Images from the Cassini-Huygens Mission, and amazing images taken by Mars Rover
- International Spy Museum
If you love James Bond types of secret activities, you will be happy to visit International Spy Museum.The briefing film gives you information about the real world of spying.The museum also has a dedicated exhibition of all villains in James Bond movies.If you are a game for a spying adventure, participate in the Operation Spy and Spy in the City that gives you the rare opportunity to use spying gadgets and play the role of James Bond for some time