Our first stop was the Museum of American History where we saw the original Star Spangled Banner
You weren't allowed to take pictures, but Scott says that this is the place he felt the most emotional in our jaunts through downtown. It was pretty powerful!
Then we went to a million exhibits and happily watched some "live history" presentation, but the best was the American Treasures Exhibit. They had EVERYTHING. From Benjamin Franklin's cane to the original bottle of the first polio vaccination. Everything. We were there forever.
There were more places we wanted to go but we were all so tired and kind of losing it (sad- we missed our tour of the National Treasury). But we had one more stop- the White House!
All in all a crazy crazy day but one well spent :)