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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Offers “Walk Up Wednesdays” in April

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

As if you needed another reason to visit Washington D.C. in spring, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is testing a new admission policy for the month of April — Walk-Up Wednesdays!

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Arts & Culture, Day Trips, Museums, New York New York a Helluva Town

Day Trip: New-York Historical Society, New York City

New-York Historical Society

New York’s oldest museum was one of America’s first cultural and educational institutions. Today the New-York Historical Society has an interactive children’s museum and library, one of the world’s greatest collections of historical artifacts, works of American art, and materials documenting both the history of the United States and New York. Located across the street from beautiful Central Park, it’s a wonderful Day Trip destination for families with elementary aged kids and older.

 

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Day Trip: MoMath: The National Museum of Mathematics in NYC

MoMath: the National Museum of Mathematics

MoMath: The National Museum of Mathematics, which opened in NYC in 2013,  offers fun, hands-on innovative exhibits for families of all ages. There’s something for everyone —preschoolers to adults — but most exhibits are tailored to kids in 4th through 8th graders.

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