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70 | EYEWORLD DAILY NEWS | APRIL 22, 2022 ASCRS ANNUAL MEETING DAILY NEWS National Air and Space Museum 600 Independence Avenue SW Part of the Smithsonian Institution, this museum is home to the world's largest collection of aviation and space artifacts. National Archives 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW The National Archives houses some of the most famous documents in American history. National Museum of African American History and Culture 1400 Constitution Avenue NW This museum is devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. National Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Avenue NW The National Museum of American History boasts more than 3 million artifacts, as its exhibits feature themes of American history and culture. National Museum of Natural History 10th Street & Constitution Avenue NW This popular museum features exhibits focusing on the ocean, dinosaurs, and more, and it is home to the famous Hope Diamond. National Museum of the American Indian 4th Street SW & Independence Avenue SW This museum is committed to advancing the knowledge of the native cultures of the Western Hemisphere. The museum features an expansive collection of native artifacts. U.S. Capitol East Capitol Street NE & First Street SE This building is home to the U.S. Congress. It also features the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Vietnam Veterans Memorial 5 Henry Bacon Drive NW This monument was designed by Maya Lin and honors those who served in the Vietnam War with a wall of more than 58,000 names. Washington Monument 2 15th Street NW The 555-foot marble monument in the shape of an obelisk on the National Mall was built to commemorate George Washington. The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW The White House was first opened in 1800 after construction started in 1792. It is the official residence of the president of the United States. Arlington National Cemetery Located on the Potomac River in Virginia, this impressive military cemetery includes the Tomb of the Unknown Solider and the President John F. Kennedy Gravesite. Ford's Theater 511 10th Street NW This site of the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln is still a working theater. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue SW & 7th Street SW The Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is located next to the National Mall. It features many contemporary art exhibits and rotating exhibits. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial 1850 West Basin Drive SW The Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial is located on the Tidal Basin. It features monuments and quotes to guide visitors through FDR's era. Korean War Veterans Memorial 900 Ohio Drive SW This memorial was opened in 1995 and is located near the Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool. It features statues to represent those who served. Lincoln Memorial 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW Located at the end of the National Mall and Reflecting Pool, the Lincoln Memorial honors Abraham Lincoln and was opened in 1992. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 1964 Independence Avenue SW Located on the Tidal Basin in West Potomac Park near several other monuments is the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. It honors him with a large memorial carved in rock and quotes. National World War II Memorial 1750 Independence Avenue SW This memorial is dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. It was opened in 2004 and is located at one end of the Reflecting Pool opposite the Lincoln Memorial. Thomas Jefferson Memorial 16 East Basin Drive SW Located on the Tidal Basin, this memorial features a statue of the president inside a round monument. Attractions in Washington, D.C.

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