America · Washington D.C.

National Portrait Gallery 

On our final day in Washington we decided to finish our museum journey at the National Portrait Gallery. My main motivation for visiting was to see the portrait of Benjamin Franklin and pose with the same judgemental smirk on my face. Now my motives are clear, I want to quickly add that as soon as… Continue reading National Portrait Gallery 

America · Washington D.C.

National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum

I mentioned in a previous post that the last time we were in Washington we visited almost every Smithsonian. For some reason, the Air and Space Museum was not on our list. This is probably because my desire to see objects from space didn’t really develop until after we visited the Kennedy Space Center. To… Continue reading National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum

America · Washington D.C.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in September 2016. It continues to be one of the most popular and visited Smithsonian Museums in Washington. After visiting the National Museum of American History, honestly the bar was set quite low for what to expect. I will definitely write about that later. As… Continue reading National Museum of African American History and Culture

America · Washington D.C.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Last time we were in Washington I think we must have sprinted to see every single Smithsonian Museum. After returning to Australia, I soon started my Masters of Museum & Heritage Studies. Throughout this course, I learnt so much about the Holocaust Memorial Museum. I absolutely regretted not visiting! It was first on my to-see… Continue reading United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

America · Washington D.C.

National Museum of Women in the Arts 

I am already breaking the promise I made yesterday about posting every second day. This is because I am literally too excited not to write about the National Museum for Women in the Arts. Before I begin, I am going to assume there are people out there who would say "where is the museum for… Continue reading National Museum of Women in the Arts