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  • Lincoln Frees a Slave

    Lincoln Frees a Slave

    Washington, DC

    "Emancipation" portrays President Lincoln waving a hand over a slave crouching at his feet. Presto, you are free!

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  • International Spy Museum

    International Spy Museum

    Washington, DC

    Impressive collection of hi-tech gadgets and sordid tales of espionage and covert operations.

  • Owney, Stuffed Dog Postal Mascot

    Owney, Stuffed Dog Postal Mascot

    Washington, DC

    Owney can be seen at the National Postal Museum, wearing a small doggy vest bristling with medals and mail bag tags.

  • Stuffed Civil War Hero Horse

    Stuffed Civil War Hero Horse

    Washington, DC

    Union Gen. Phil Sheridan's horse Rienzi saw 19 pitched battles and was wounded several times. He's on display at the Smithsonian.

  • Holy Land of America - Catacombs Replica

    Holy Land of America - Catacombs Replica

    Washington, DC

    Franciscan monks care for a replica of Rome's catacombs underneath their chapel, open for daily tours.

  • Newseum


    Washington, DC

    Whether you love it or hate it, the media deserves credit for building an impressive museum to itself.

  • House of the Temple

    House of the Temple

    Washington, DC

    This imposing structure -- museum, library, and clubhouse of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry -- offers guided tours, in part to dispel the crazy theories cooked up in conspiracy novels and movies.

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