DC FREEdom, Free Things to do in Washington, DC
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Abundant water flora with peak blooms from May through early fall.
Korean War Veterans Memorial
19 soldiers in combat poses working towards an American flag.
Library of Congress
The magnificent Jefferson Building houses the great Reading Room where scholars come to conduct research.
Includes the famous steps where Martin Luther King delivered his “I have a dream” speech.
– Located just east of the capitol, this park exemplifies 19th century design and also celebrates emancipation from slavery.
Now an expansive nature wonderland it was originally a munitions depot.
National Building Museum
Celebrates civil engineering, architecture and design in an imposing, historic building.
National Cherry Blossom Festival
The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and Sakura Matsuri will be on Saturday, April 4, 2004, but the festivities stretch from March 27-April 11.
National Gallery of Art
The nation’s permanent collection of American and European painting and sculpture.
National Geographic Society
Features the Explorers’ Hall and exhibits about Earth’s ecosystems.
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Marble walls display the names of over 14,000 officers killed in the line of duty since 1794.
America’s promenade that stretches from the steps of the Capitol to the Potomac River.
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Fascinating visitors since 1862, its collections are recognized as a National Historic Landmark.
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Roman Catholic Shrine with the largest collection of contemporary Christian artwork in the country.
Housed in the old Naval Gun Factory, featuring an assortment of naval memorabilia.