Famous, towering obelisk on the National Mall, built in tribute to George Washington.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Don't miss the Air and Space Museum, containing the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the model of the starship Enterprise used in "Star Trek," and the Wright brothers' Wright Flyer airplane, among many others.
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Famous national memorial honoring the nation's 16th president.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Located on the National Mall, this museum opened in 2016 and tells the story of American history through the perspective of the African American experience.