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EXPLORATION   CYBERCAMP

WASHINGTON'S CULTURAL RESOURCES


 


  • Tourism is a major industry in Washington, D.C. and the metropolitan area. The national museums, monuments, libraries and other resources attract visitors from around the world throughout the year. These sites list the favorites of our out-of-town guests.
  • QUESTIONS
    1. Where would you go to see the Gutenburg Bible on display?
    2. What is one of the tallest masonry structures in the world?
    3. After whom is the world's largest museum complex named?
    4. Which church has the draft manuscript of the Emancipation Proclamation on display?

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    6. Where is the Emancipation Statue?
    7. Which church has an observation gallery from which you can view Washington D.C. and the surrounding area?
    8. What is the name of the largest Roman Catholic Church in the U.S.A? In which neighborhood is it located?
    9. Which building houses the National Symphony Orchestra?
    10. Which museum has artifacts and photographs of people imprisoned in Germany during World War II?
    11. Which museum has guided tours in Hebrew, French, and Russian?

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    13. Which museum in Northeast D.C. permits visitors to touch, taste, and wear the exhibits?
    14. Where can you find more that 400 acres of trees, shrubs, flowering plants, and picnic grounds?
    15. Which D.C. neighborhood has the largest number of Chinese restaurants?

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    17. What is the name of the museum named for the founder of the National Council of Negro Women?
    18. Which gallery has an exhibit featuring African-Americans "Breaking Racial Barriers?"
    19. Where can you find an exhibit about Eugene Ballard, one of the earliest Black military pilots?
    20. Who developed the Tidal Basin Bridge?
    21. In which museum will you find paintings by 30 black artists?


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