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Washington DC is host to an incredible wealth of museums, housing everything from national treasures to Instagrammable art installations to the original Starship Enterprise—and almost all of it can be seen for free. Our freshly updated list of the best museums in DC will walk you through some of the best educational and entertaining experiences and attractions that the nation's capital has to offer, including, of course, some of the museums and galleries that make up the unrivaled Smithsonian Institution. When you're done soaking up all the art, refuel at one of the best restaurants in Washington DC.
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