"The Gardens on the National Mall" National Mall Tip by Tom_Fields

National Mall, Washington D.C.: 84 reviews and 149 photos

  The Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden
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  • The Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden - Washington D.C.
      The Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden
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  • The Butterfly Habitat Garden - Washington D.C.
      The Butterfly Habitat Garden
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  • The National Sculpture Garden - Washington D.C.
      The National Sculpture Garden
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      A fountain at the National Sculpture Garden
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  • The cafe at the National Sculpture Garden - Washington D.C.
      The cafe at the National Sculpture Garden
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While travelling between museums on the National Mall, don't forget to stop and smell the flowers. At least have a look, and enjoy a break from what can be an exhausting pace of life in Washington.

The National Sculpture Garden is well worth a visit. Located around the Hirshhorn Art Museum (on the south side of the Mall), they contain some fascinating works of modern art. OK, they're not for everybody, but worth taking a look.

On the north side, near the Museum of Natural History, is the Butterfly Habitat Garden. And in the middle is another beautiful garden. Don't just walk on by.

Address: Downtown Washington D.C.
Directions: Metro Stop: Smithsonian
othercontact: 202-426-6841
Phone: 202-485-9880
Website: http://www.nps.gov/nacc/

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  • Written Aug 24, 2006
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