The 4 best museums in Washington

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History | Photo: John P./Yelp

Wondering where to find the best museums near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top museums in Washington, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for museums.

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1. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

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First on the list is the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Located on the National Mall at 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, it is the most popular museum in Washington, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,036 reviews on Yelp.

2. Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

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Next up is the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, situated on the National Mall at 1400 Constitution Ave. NW. With 4.5 stars out of 8332 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Museum of the Bible

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The Museum of the Bible, located at 400 Fourth St. SW, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the museum 4.5 stars out of 239 reviews.

4. National Archives 

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The National Archives is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 367 Yelp reviews. Head over to 701 Constitution Ave. NW to see for yourself.

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