Smithsonian Museums Kids

Smithsonian Museums are great for kids but can get overwhelming with all there is to see and learn. Below are blog posts for each of the DC Smithsonian museums with info on Parking, Food Options, Logistics & Age-Specific recommendations (Babies and Toddlers, Elementary and Teens).

Smithsonian Museums Kids Guides – Updated 2021

Smithsonian Zoo DC with Kids
National African American Museum Tips with Kids
Smithsonian Museums Kids Food Options

Anacostia Community Museum – DC

Anacostia Community Museum is the Smithsonians’ only neighborhood museum which shares exhibits which “illuminate and amplifies our collective power.” Current exhibits including Food for the People and Men of Change.

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.