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2 local towns among best U.S. small towns to visit

A list of best small towns to visit in 2014 includes two local historical towns.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:24pm EDT

Tags: Williamsburg, Smithsonian, best small town, colonial

Artifacts from record-breaking jump go on display

Imagine falling to earth, from 24 miles up.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Felix Baumgartner, Parachute, michelle basch, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, D.C.

Collection of photographs showing descendants of slaves donated to Smithsonian

A collection of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a once-isolated island off the South-Carolina-Georgia coast is being donated to the new African-American history museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:04am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, photographs

Beyond Bollywood: New exhibit looks at immigrant experience

Indian-Americans are more than just national spelling bee champs or motel owners. They are lawmakers, athletes and fashion designers. That's the message behind "Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation."

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 07:34am EST

Tags: Beyond Bollywood, Natural History Museum, alicia lozano, Masum Momaya, Smithsonian, Bollywood, museum

Smithsonian closing dinosaur hall for next 5 years

If you don't get to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History for one last look at its impressive collection of dinosaur fossils soon, you won't be able to for another five years.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:06pm EST

Tags: Smithsonian, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, dinosaurs

Huge artifacts delivered for museum under construction

The National Museum of African American History and Culture received its first artifacts on Sunday morning. They are so large the museum will need to be built around them.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 12:37pm EST

Tags: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian, National Mall, segregation, jamie forzato

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