The Indonesian Embassy now sits in the old Walsh-McLean House. Gold-mining magnate Thomas Walsh commissioned the home in 1903. He...
National Museum of American Jewish Military History
The museum is a small but fascinating peek into the wartime exploits of American Jews. Displays on Jewish Medal of Honor recipients and...
The first modern-art museum in the country (opened in 1921) houses a small but exquisite collection of European and American works....
If you like chamber music, don’t forget about the Sunday concerts at the Phillips Collection. They have been a local tradition since 1941.
Attached to Kramerbooks, this buzzing spot is not your average bookstore cafe. The packed indoor tables, wee bar and outdoor patio...
1517 Connecticut Ave NW · interesting places nearby
This flagship independent – which leapt into First Amendment history when it refused to release Monica Lewinsky’s book-buying list to Ken Starr's snoops – features first-rate literature, travel and politics sections. The bookstore attaches to the fun-loving Afterwords Cafe, which brings in a frisky crowd that flirts over drinks and pages into the wee hours.