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Educational Resources About Washington, DC

Washington, DC is a hub of diversity and history, ripe with educational opportunities.

From the museums, monuments and memorials on the National Mall to its neighborhood streets, DC is filled with stories and knowledge that inform both our present and our future. Introduce your students to the nation's capital and the vibrant history and heritage within through both in-person and virtual resources.

Your Guide To...

Your Guide to Visiting Planet Word

This DC museum showcases the immense power of language through inter...

Your Guide to Visiting the National Native American Veterans Memorial

The inspiring new memorial dedicated to indigenous veterans is a bea...

How Can I Tour the White House in Washington, DC?

Everything you need to know about planning a visit to the country’s ...

Your Guide to Visiting the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC

We’ve got everything you need to know about one of Washington, DC’s ...

Visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC

Everything you need to know about the national memorial to America’s...

Guide to Visiting the Washington Monument

Gaze up at this iconic stone obelisk, the defining feature of DC's s...

Visiting the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC

Check out the only museum in the world solely dedicated to women in ...

Guide to Visiting Arlington National Cemetery

Pay respects to thousands who have given their lives in the name of ...

How Can I Tour the Monuments & Memorials in Washington, DC?

No trip to Washington, DC is complete without touring our celebrated...

Can I Tour the Pentagon?

The Pentagon Memorial is open to all visitors, and public tours insi...

Additional DC History Resources

Trailblazing Leader: Barack Obama

Learn more about the 44th President of the United States

Trailblazing Leader: Kamala Harris

Learn more about the first female Vice President

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser

Learn more about the first woman to be re-elected as the mayor of Wa...

The National AIDS Quilt

Honoring friends and loved ones who had died of AIDS

Permits to Demonstrate in DC

Learn more about how to demonstrate in DC

DCPS’ Equity Strategy & Programming Team

Recommended readings and resources for race, racism, and anti-racism

DC Public Library: Conversations About Race

Resources about race for all ages that belong on every reading List

Getting Around DC

DC Metro Accessibility

Discover how the DC metro is is accessible

Getting to Washington, DC

Make your way to the nation’s capital with the following transportat...

Requesting a Wheelchair Accesible Taxi in DC

To reserve a trip on a wheelchair accessible taxi vehicle this is wh...

How Do I Get Around Washington, DC?

Here are the best options for traversing the nation’s capital.

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