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.
Famous and distinguished Americans are honored at the National Portrait Gallery in portraits, photographs and other visual media. A wide
variety of politicians, artists, scientists and social activists are represented. This gallery is a remarkable testimony to the diverse ...
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 National Museum of African Art is the best museum in the United States for exploring the crafts and artwork
of sub Saharan Africa. Specific areas, such as the Kingdom of Benin and the city of Kerma receive special ...