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Derwood, Maryland
Park
Mc Lean, Virginia
Historic House
George Washington Parke Custis (Martha Washington's grandson) built the house between 1802 and 1818. His daughter, Mary, married Robert E. Lee in the family parlor June 30, 1831. The Lee's called it home for 30 years until the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. The site contains the house, two original slave quarters, a museum, and a bookstore
Reston, Virginia
Falls Church, Virginia
Historic House
Cherry Hill is an 1845 Greek Revival farmhouse furnished in a mid-19th century style. Outbuildings include a barn with 19th century farming implements and tools.
Sharpsburg, Maryland
History
Fairfax, Virginia
History
City of Fairfax in Fairfax, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Gaithersburg, Maryland
History
Glen Echo, Maryland
Art
McLean, Virginia
History, Historic House
The Farm is a living history museum portraying family life on a small, low-income farm just prior to the Revolutionary War.
Great Falls, Virginia
Specialized
Colvin Run Mill in Great Falls, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Arlington, Virginia
Art
At the Ellipse Arts Center, exhibitions include an annual juried regional photography show, an all-Arlington show, a biennial Arlington high school exhibition, a community arts showcase, fine crafts exhibitions, and traveling exhibitions highlighting the work of local, national and international artists.
Fairfax, Virginia
Library
Fairfax County Public Library in Fairfax, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Fairfax, Virginia
History
The Museum and Visitor Center and City of Fairfax provide a strategic base for visiting Washington, D.C., Manassas, the Tysons Corner area, and Northern Virginia including the Shenandoah Valley and Skyline Drive.The Visitor Center offers information about lodging, restaurants, transportation, historic and natural attractions, and special events for tourists and residents.
Vienna, Virginia
History, Historic House
Located at the corner of Church and Mill Streets, N.E., the house served at various times as a residence, store, Civil War hospital, railroad station, post office, and fire department. Today, the house contains a museum and old-fashioned general store.
Herndon, Virginia
History, Historic House
Frying Pan Park preserves a piece of Fairfax County's rural heritage with it's working demonstration farm. Kidwell Farm recreates the era of 1920-1950, when family dairy farms blanketed the landscape. This was a period of great transition in agricultural technology. Kidwell Farm provides a glimpse of the patterns of family farming.
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Science, Specialized
In partnership with the Gaithersburg Historical Association, the City of Gaithersburg collects and displays photographs, documents, and other historic articles that tell the story of Gaithersburg and present that story in an interesting and interpretive manner.
Mc Lean, Virginia
History, Nature Centers, Science
Great Falls Park, a site that is part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, is an 800 acre park located along the Potomac River 14 miles upriver from Washington D.C. The park is known for two things, its scenic beauty at the head of Potomac River fall line and the historic Patowmack Canal.The center features exhibits on the Falls, the area's history and its geology.
Reston, Virginia
Art
A non-profit arts organization providing lectures, workshops, children's programming and exhibitions at the Reston Town Center Gallery.
Arlington, Virginia
History, Nature Centers, Science
The center has an interpretive nature center, a log house, a blacksmith's shop, animal displays and educational programs offered year round. The park is 40 acres with a stream, pond, wooded trails and access to the Potomac River.
Sterling, Virginia
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Heritage Farm Musem preserves the history of agriculture and promotes the agricultural heritage of Loudoun County.
Herndon, Virginia
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The depot, c. 1857, is home to Herndon Historical Society.The Herndon Museum houses railroad memorabilia, information on Commander William Lewis Herndon, for whom the town was named; and artifacts from local residents. Operated by the Historical Society of Herndon, the building dates back to the 1850s and served as a train station until 1968
Fairfax, Virginia
History
Historic Fairfax City, Inc. in Fairfax, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Rockville, Maryland
Manassas, Virginia
History, Historic House, Military, Park
The center serves as a museum, Stuart's Hill Center is operated by Manassas National Battlefield Park.
Mc Lean, Virginia
Art
The McLean Project for the Arts , a Museum Partner of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, presents the work of emerging and established regional artists.
Rockville, Maryland
Historical Society
Fairfax, Virginia
History
National Rifle Association of America in Fairfax, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Rockville, Maryland
Archaeology, Children's, History, Historic House, Park
A Federal-period brick dwelling built in 1857 on land granted in 1758 to John Cooke in the region now known as Rock Creek. Today it houses offices of the Park and Planning Commission of Montgomery County.
Rockville, Maryland
History
Fairfax, Virginia
History
Ratcliffe-Allison House in Fairfax, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Poolesville, Maryland
History
Spend a day in a one-room schoolhouse reliving education of over 100 years ago. Appropriately costumed teacher conducts class using McGuffy’s Readers and slate boards. Students may be assigned roles of students of that period. Gift shop sells books, slate boards, toys, and candy from days of yore. Shop is open at the end of each session.
Chantilly, Virginia
History, Military, Science, Specialized
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport is the companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall. The building opened in December, 2003, and provides enough space for the Smithsonian to display the thousands of aviation and space artifacts that cannot be exhibited on the National Mall.
Chantilly, Virginia
History, Historic House
Sully Historic Site in Chantilly, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Washington Grove, Maryland
History
Rockville, Maryland
History