DAR Museum

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Place Category: MuseumPlace Tags: Places in WDC and WDC Metro Area Places

  • Description

    The DAR Museum is an art and history museum founded and run by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Its mission is to preserve the history and culture from pre-industrial America to the early 20th century. The museum’s collection includes more than 30,000 objects and artifacts reflecting the people’s way of living and how it changed throughout the years.
    Learn about USA history via artworks, and explore the permanent and changing exhibits showcasing different aspects of the American experience. Walk through the frozen-in-time period rooms, representing different states and cultures from the 1690s to the 1930s, displaying furniture, ceramics, textiles, and paintings. Don’t miss the quilts collection as well as the New Hampshire Toy Attic, a room where children can play with historic toys.
    The museum also hosts special events, such as lectures, show & tells, workshops, and action game nights.

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    Address: 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006.
    Free admission
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