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Women's History Museums in Washington, DC

Washington, DC is the home to several museums that are dedicated to preserving and honoring the milestones and contributions of women in the United States.

National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, located in the heart of Washington, DC, is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to celebrating the artistic achievements of women.

Women’s History Month in Washington, DC
Every March, the country celebrates Women’s History Month. Washington, DC is the home to these important sites that are dedicated to preserving and honoring the contributions of women.

Clara Barton National Historic Site
This National Historic Site commemorates the life of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross. The house sits adjacent to Glen Echo Park in Glen Echo, Maryland.

The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Visit this Washington, DC museum and learn about the life of Mary McLeod Bethune, an African American woman educator, presidential advisor, and political activist.

Hillwood Museum & Gardens: Marjorie Merriweather Post Mansion
This Washington, DC historic site, former estate of art collector and philanthropist Marjorie Merriweather Post, showcases Russian and French art.

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