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Indoor Fun: Museums — Maryland

Schools from all over the world travel to this area to see the museums that are located practically in your back yard. Whether centered on art, history, science, or social studies, there is a museum that will appeal to everyone

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Overnight Adventures at Museums, Zoos, & More

Looking for some local overnight adventures for the family or a group outing? There are many local places that offer night-time adventures after-hours! Whether your kids are animal lovers, natural-investigators, or history buffs, there is a sleepover with their name on

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Free Admission to Select Museums

The Bank of America “Museums on Us” program is family-friendly fun you can’t pass up! Just present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card, along with your photo ID, and enjoy free general admission to over

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STEM-Inspired Museums & Play Places

These local and regional museums, planetariums, and more allow kids to see STEM principals — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — up-close and in action! Many of the places below also participate in reciprocal museum programs. Click here to learn more

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Smithsonian IMAX Theaters

These museums not only offer learning opportunities but the unique movie-watching experiences too! First-run and educational films are available at the Smithsonian Theaters. These state-of-the-art theaters provide the ultimate large screen cinematic experience — the four IMAX theaters (below) have the

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Touch & Play Children’s Museums

Children’s museums are an oasis of touch-and-play opportunities for kids and kids-at-heart.

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The Power of Reciprocal Museum Programs

If you’re a planner and like to save, it is worth considering a membership at a select museum for the benefit of getting free or discounted admission to other museums! Many participate in reciprocal programs, locally and nationally, via: • Association

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Indoor Fun: Museums — Virginia

Schools from all over the world travel to this area to see the museums that are located practically in your back yard. Whether centered on art, history, science, or social studies, there is a museum that will appeal to everyone

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Indoor Fun: Museums

Schools from all over the world travel to this area to see the museums that are located practically in your back yard. Whether centered on art, history, science, or social studies, there is a museum that will appeal to everyone

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Visit Fee-Based Museums for Free or Cheap

Washington, DC and the surrounding areas have so many museums! Some, like the Smithsonian Museums, are free, but others charge an admission or have fee-based parking. However, if you can be flexible with your timing, you may be able to

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