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National Archives

Type: History Museums, Libraries / Archives, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Remember in school when you learned about America's Founding documents – the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights? All of them can be found at the National Archives...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mar - Aug: Daily 10am-7pm
  • Sep - Feb: Daily 10am-5:30pm
  • Research Center: Mon-Tue, Sat 9am-5pm; Wed-Fri 9am-9pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

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  • Free Things to Do, Museums: "In order to protect the documents, photography is not allowed so don't try and take a selfie with the Declaration of Independence."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: You can't leave the nation's capital without seeing the documents that helped start it.
  • Best for Museums Because: With the three tiers of government within walking distance, the museum that holds its founding documents is a must-see.

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