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Art Museum
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“Opulent estate of Marjorie Merriweather Post; 18th century Russian and French decorative art + 13 acre gardens and cafe”
  • 32 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This free memorial to the victims of the 9-11 attack on the Pentagon is a very special place. The memorial itself is thoughtfully planned with special meaning built in to its design. This is my favorite place in D.C. for reflection and peace and quiet when needed. Recommend visiting at dusk. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Garden
“We're located just steps from this National Historic Landmark owned by the family of Martha Washington. The beautiful grounds and museum are lovely. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Garden
“A hidden gem with magnificent gardens. Secluded and lush, the grounds of this beautiful park have been described as being like the Secret Garden and it’s no surprise why: Manicured greenery, winding pathways and classical fountains comprise a 27-acre historic park that sits atop the highest hill in Georgetown. An adjacent museum specializes in Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art. There's a season pass in the front hall table for our guests to use.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Historically significant, this village plaza on the lake was modeled after a European village square. Includes restaurants, shops, used book store, community center, and residences. From May to November there is a weekly Farmer's Market, and throughout the year it offers various festivals and live music. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Museum
“ AMA | Art Museum of the Americas is part of the Organization of American States' (OAS) Secretariat for Hemispheric Affairs (SHA), and its work is based on the principle that the arts are transformative for individuals and communities, as visual components reflecting the four pillars of the OAS: democracy, human rights, security and development. AMA's work is based on the principle that the arts are transformative for individuals and communities. By providing a space for cultural expression, creativity, dialogue and learning, the museum aims to advance the inter-American agenda, drawing on the arts to showcase a constructive vision of the future of the Americas via local and hemispheric cult”
  • 3 locals recommend
Garden
“AKA the Brewmasters Castle. Inexplicably unique, important and relevant relic hidden in plain sight. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“You don't have to go far and enjoy some displays of chosen local artists. In the central park, there are beautiful examples of natural artistry.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“A perfect spot to wander around with your coffee in the morning or a (clandestine) glass of wine after dinner. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Park within walking distance. Beautiful roses and walking paths. Just on the other side of Four Mile Run from the W&OD Trail. It has multiple playgrounds and picnic areas.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Garden
“Decompress, breath slow and absorb natural energy from the beautiful gardens and serene pavilions. Wonderful place to unplug from rat race and connect with your inner self!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
  • 1 local recommends