The Smithsonian's own philatelist Shangri-La has one of the world's largest collections of rare stamps, as well as exhibitions of how mail has been delivered throughout history, and other ways that the mail shapes culture.
2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA
Nearest Transit: Union Station (Red Line)
National Postal Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
National Gallery of Art(1.2 km)
The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U.
National Museum of American History(2 km)
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of American History showcases the social, political, cultural, and scientific heritage as well as economic and military history of the United States.
United States Capitol(0.9 km)
Nestled on a plateau in Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington DC, the Capitol is a power centre, home to the House of Representatives and the Senate.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum(2.4 km)
Both a museum and a memorial, this space is dedicated to the exposition of just what exactly occurred during the Holocaust, its pointless inhumanity and unbelievable suffering.
D.C. War Memorial(2.5 km)
The Mall's only local memorial, and the only memorial to WWI, is this small structure in the form of a Doric-style open-air temple serving as tribute to the 26,000 Washingtonians who served in the Great War.
National Museum of Natural History(1.8 km)
The real show stoppers here are the gargantuan, complete dinosaur fossils, and you won't have to search to find them! Further into the museum you'll find displays of world cultures, meteorites, mineral samples, and the evolution of life from beginnings to today.
National Air and Space Museum(1.6 km)
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Air and Space Museum houses the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world and is one of the most visited museums in the world.
Supreme Court(0.9 km)
The awe-inspiring Neoclassical Supreme Court Building is the seat of the hallowed institution of the Supreme Court of the United States and the nerve center of the Judicial Branch of government.
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