Tips for Smithsonian Museums with Out of Town Guests

We love when friends and family visit us in Washington, D.C.! There is so much to do and see (and eat!) here that it is…

Free Museum Scavenger Hunt for ANY Museum – downloadable

I love getting suggestions from moms who’ve downloaded the Family Trip Guides to the Smithsonians!  A local mom with kids a little bit older than…

Interview on Patch: A Mom’s Tips On Visiting DC …

I had a great time talking with Emily from Patch.com about visiting Smithsonians with Kids this Summer! Check it out on their site here where…

Museum Matchmaker! Tying Kid’s Interests to each Smithsonian

I’ve had this idea to play “Museum Matchmaker” for a while now! A friend once asked me how do you choose which Smithsonian to bring…

Survival Tips for Visiting Smithsonians with Kids in the Summer

I think summer is one of the best times to visit the Smithsonians with kids if you are visiting or live in the area. They are Free, Air-Conditioned, and Spark Curiosity for your kids! But there is a flip side to summer visits…the tourists! So below are 3 Survival Tips for taking kids to the Smithsonian Museums in DC during the Summer.

How To Plan for a Great Smithsonian Museum Trip with …

Have you heard the phrase “the battle is won in training”? May be a little extreme connection to museum trip planning but then again, it might not be too far off! A great day at the museum with your kids can be won or lost in the prep. I’m all for a spontaneous family trip, but Smithsonians with kids often take a little more planning.

Hidden Gem of DC: The National Postal Museum with Kids

This museum is the Hidden Gem of Smithsonians and definitely the “easiest” of the Smithsonians with kids! Excellent hands-on exhibits and the largest collection of stamps in the world. And the museum is right next to Union Station which makes it perfect for metro, parking and dozens of food options from Shake Shack to Chipotle!