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Several DC museums design programs for its youngest visitors. These aren't too close to each other, so pick one or two for the day:

Capital Children’s Museum
This amazing Children's museum is a must-see for any kid who spends time in DC. Be sure to make a tortilla.
   800 3rd Street, NE
   10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Tuesdays - Sundays (everyday in the summer)
   Admission: $7

Frederick Douglass House
Frederick Douglass' longtime home, filled with interesting historic items, is popular with children.
   1411 W Street SE
   9:00 am-5:00 pm, daily (Spring-Summer)
   9:00 am-4:00 pm, daily (Fall-Winter)

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
This home to Martha Washington's granddaughter complements the Frederick Douglass house with information about Washington life in the 1800s. The House sponsors activities for children throughout the year.
   1644 31st St, NW
   Tours given throughout the day, closed Mondays

For more ideas, visit one of these DC area family resources:
Go City Kids
Washington Parent

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