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Department of the Interior Museum

1849 C St NW, Washington DC, DC 20240-0001
+1 202-208-4743
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13 Jun 2017
“Nice information and art display”
24 Oct 2016
“Ho Hum Museum, But Great Building”
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1849 C St NW, Washington DC, DC 20240-0001
National Mall
+1 202-208-4743
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The museum is located in the building of the Department of the Interior at the corner of 18 street and C street NW. Visitors must sign to get visitor pass. and then go through the security machine. Once you sign in, you are free to...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Andeluna Adams photographs of the history of the Park Service, life size paintings of African American contributions to science, art, and education. Native American art and the glorious 47 piece collection of murals commissioned during Roosevelt's New Deal. And it's free. Twice a week guided...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 11 November 2016

When we visited Washington DC during the 1st week of August, the Dept. of the Interior Museum was closed due to some emergency repairs fir an unknown specified period of time; therefore, we did not have a chance to visit it. It is well known...More

Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The DOI museum is an oddity. You have to enter an active Federal building to get to it, with all the wonderful screening required. The guard at the north entrance wasn't even sure they had a museum or where it might be, but we did...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

As of September 2016, the museum is under renovation and has minimal exhibits on display. I remember that the old museum had ample displays in many rooms. The library is still under renovation. The building is only worth visiting to acquire a national park stamp...More

1  Thank BAMorales
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Today we walked to this building to visit the museum. The guard told us the museum was closed due to water damage. Ok, but there was no mention of the Craft Shop or the murals. ARE THEY AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC??? Visiting this building will...More

Thank mimi1890
Reviewed 28 February 2016

A few years ago, I was in DC and barred from going to the DOI Museum, which was undergoing renovation. This time, I was set to go. That was my mistake. The museum really has nothing. My hotel room was larger. There's even an exhibit...More

1  Thank Quintin K
Reviewed 1 August 2015

After looking for info on how to get to the Indian Craft Store inside the DoI, I noticed that there was a tour of the murals mostly painted in the late 30's/40's throughout the building. The tour was led by the museum intern who did...More

1  Thank AS_girlwonder
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

The efforts that artist Doug Leen and Brian N., have taken to recreate many of the original posters generating interest in our National Parks is FANTASTIC. They've created wonderful recreations of the posters. Nice work Doug and Brian - and a great showing by the...More

1  Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Given on Tues and Thursday at 2 pm from the C st lobby, spend an hour touring the 2 block, 7 story edifice and learning about the history of the department and this building, by viewing the many WPA and other murals commissioned in the...More

Thank Ellen F
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