The Smithsonian Museum of American History is a complete study in the culture and history of America and the American people.  In this museum, you can explore the various means of transportation that Americans have used throughout the years, the timeline of communications throughout the years, the various forms of energy that Americans have used just to name a few.

Visit the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington DC to see displays of american transportation history and unique things from early America

Visit the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington DC to see displays of american transportation history and unique things from early AmericaThe Museum is located on the National Mall, and its main purpose is to preserve and display the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history.

The Museum offers a chance for a great deal of learning and discussion – another big plus for any of your family vacations.

Here is a display showing some of the transportation history of America.  There are examples of old minivans from the 1980’s, station wagons from the 1960’s and buses from the 1940’s and beyond

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This unique display show lunch boxes from american history past… have you seen any of these from the past?  This display is from the ‘Taking America to Lunch’ display.    Most of these munch boxes are made of metal and the older thermos bottles were actually made of glass….

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Museum of American History Reviews

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Smithsonian Museum of American History Information

National Museum of American History

Address: On the National Mall
14th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20013

Phone:  202-633-1000

Metro Stop: Smithsonian

There is no charge to visit any of the Smithsonian Museums.  The Museums open at 10:00 AM daily.

Visit the Museum of American History web site for more information.

 

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