WASHINGTON'S CULTURAL RESOURCES
Tourism is a major industry in Washington, D.C. Its
monuments, museums, libraries, and other resources attract visitors from around the world
throughout the year. These sites list the favorites of our out-of-town guests.
- Where would you go to see the Gutenburg Bible on display?
- What is one of the tallest masonry structures in the world?
- After whom is the world's largest museum complex named?
- Which church has the draft manuscript of the Emancipation
Proclamation on display?
- Where is the Emancipation Statue?
- Which church has an observation gallery from which you can
view Washington D.C. and the surrounding area?
- What is the name of the largest Roman Catholic Church in the
U.S.A? In which neighborhood is it located?
- Which building houses the National Symphony Orchestra?
- Which museum has artifacts and photographs of people
imprisoned in Germany during World War II?
- Which museum has guided tours in Hebrew, French, and
- Which museum in Northeast D.C. permits visitors to touch,
taste, and wear the exhibits?
- Where can you find more that 400 acres of trees, shrubs,
flowering plants, and picnic grounds?
- Which D.C. neighborhood has the largest number of Chinese
- What is the name of the museum named for the founder of the
National Council of Negro Women?
- Which gallery has an exhibit featuring African-Americans
"Breaking Racial Barriers?"
- Where can you find an exhibit about Eugene Ballard, one of
the earliest Black military pilots?
- Who developed the Tidal Basin Bridge?
- In which museum will you find paintings by 30 black artists?
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