Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC. History, science, art and culture come alive at these DC museums. Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, this world-renowned museum and research complex in the District consists of 17 museums, galleries and a zoo.
The museum has been voted as “the best museum in the world” by the British Guild of Travel Writers. What you will see: A wide glass-floored gallery houses finds from the slopes of the Acropolis rock. The occasionally transparent floor provides a view of the archaeological excavation.