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A History Walk in Gallery Place

Daycation DC 

THings to do

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Off the National Mall 

Most people head to the National Mall for history but you'll find two Smithsonian Museums in Gallery Place: The Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum. 

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See American History through paintings and photos of many famous Americans. It is also home to the complete collection of President Portraits. 

The Portrait Gallery 

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American Art Museum

Across the courtyard, you'll find the American Art Museum featuring art about the American experience, contemporary art, and other special exhibits. 

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MLK Library 

While you are in the neighborhood, don't miss the MLK Library. Explore multiple floors of books and read about MLK and black history in Washington, DC. 

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Enjoy one of the beloved Jose Andres restaurants while you are in the neighborhood. Try Oyamel (Mexican - pictured), Jaleo (Spanish), or Zaytinya (Mediterranean). 

Stop for Lunch 

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