Washington, DC

Our best tips for visiting with kids.

VISIT THE NATIONAL MALL with KIDS

We help make planning your family visit to Washington, DC as easy and PAINLESS as possible. One way we do this is by giving you the most thorough family-centric information for planning your trip and visiting each site.

A few of the items we cover at each location: suggested activities for kids, link to their official website (for up-to-the-minute info on closings, etc.), ticket requirements, stroller/wheelchair entrances, where to find the closest food and bathroom options, all of your transportation options, and more!

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Locations are listed in Alphabetical Order

Albert Einstein Memorial in Washington, DC

African-American History and Culture Musem

Albert Einstein Memorial in Washington, DC

Air and Space Museum

Lincoln Memorial Statue in Washington, DC

American History Museum

Lincoln Memorial Statue in Washington, DC

American Indian Museum

Albert Einstein Memorial in Washington, DC

Carousel on the National Mall

Lincoln Memorial Statue in Washington, DC

Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

Albert Einstein Memorial in Washington, DC

Marine Corps Memorial
(Iwa Jima Memorial)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

National Archives

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

National Gallery of Art

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

National Mall

World War II Memorial in Washington, DC

National Zoo

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

Natural History Museum

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

Old Post Office Pavilion

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

Portrait Gallery

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

Renwick Gallery

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC

Smithsonian Castle

Lincoln Memorial Statue in Washington, DC

U.S. Botanic Gardens

Lincoln Memorial Statue in Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol Building

Lincoln Memorial Statue in Washington, DC

U.S. Forest Service