Best known for its vast collection of azaleas, (Washington's favorite porch-flower), this 444-acre (180-hectare) garden park ... More
United States National Arboretum
Best known for its vast collection of azaleas, (Washington's favorite porch-flower), this 444-acre (180-hectare) garden park has much else to offer. Fountains, pools and open space separate a series of focused gardens at United States National Arboretum. The National Bonsai Collection, a gift from Japan, is a fascinating exhibit of tiny trees. Other notable sections are the aquatic garden (filled with lotuses of many varieties) and the National Herb Garden.
Designed after Italian Renaissance palaces, the brick and terracotta building is palatial and contains a massive 15 story interior with
eight Corinthian columns that are 75 feet (23 meters) high. National Building Museum's space has been the site of ...
The nation's law enforcement officersfederal, state and local, who died in the line of duty are remembered with this memorial
in Judiciary Square. Dedicated in 1991, the memorial's blue gray marble walls contain the names of more than 14,000 ...
National Museum of the American Indian is located on the National Mall. Its structure is a throwback to adobe homes
in early Native American culture. With a highly naturalistic design, the NMAI illustrates Indian history within a series of ...