Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History - Bornean Orangutan

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://schweetlife.com/smithsonian-national-museum-of-natural-history/"></div>Originally planned as a two hour tour, my visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History became a four hour excursion. I got wrapped up in exploring the exhibits of mammals,

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery - Lena Horne

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://schweetlife.com/smithsonian-national-portrait-gallery/"></div>I strongly prefer sculptures over paintings. However, last spring while visiting Washington, DC I took a chance and added the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery to my list of places to visit. I

National Gallery of Art - “Horse Attacked by a Tiger” by Antoine-Louis Barye

National Gallery of Art

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://schweetlife.com/national-gallery-of-art/"></div>In 2010 I visited the National Gallery of Art while on vacation in Washington, DC and took advantage of the opportunity to take some travel photographs. The museum houses rooms (and rooms)

Smithsonian National Zoo - Golden Lion Tamarin

Smithsonian National Zoological Park

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://schweetlife.com/smithsonian-national-zoological-park/"></div>Photos from my visit to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, DC. <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!--

Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum - Martin B-10 (front) & Boeing Y1 B-17 (rear)

Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

<div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://schweetlife.com/smithsonian-national-air-space-museum/"></div>The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum on the National Mall is home to various exhibits that chronicle the history of airplanes and the development of space vehicles.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above

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