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One of the most popular museums in the Smithsonian collection, The National Museum of American History tells the story of America through its politics, technology, wars, pop culture, and food. Points of interest include First Ladies' gowns, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, the nearly 200-year-old flag that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner," and Julia Child’s kitchen.

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The National Museum of American History

One of the most popular museums in the Smithsonian collection, The National Museum of American History tells the story of America through its politics, technology, wars, pop culture, and food. Points of interest include First Ladies' gowns, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, the nearly 200-year-old flag that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner," and Julia Child’s kitchen.