Kid Friendly Guide: National Museum Of American History

The National Museum of American History is one of the most popular and noteworthy Smithsonian museums on the National Mall in Washington D.C.

You could easily spend most of the day taking in all the of exhibits. But is this Smithsonian Museum kid friendly? YES! We think it is really kid friendly.

Read on for our Kid Friendly Guide to the National Museum of American History.

The Star-Spangled Banner

This flag is THE Star-Spangled Banner. It is the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write our national anthem during the Battle of Baltimore.

The transportation exhibit at the Museum of American History. It traces the development of transportation in the U.S from horse and buggy all the way up to the present day.

America On The Move

This is one of the coolest and most hands-on exhibits that covers the rise of the personal computer, the development of hip-hop, medical innovation, clean energy, and more!

Places Of Invention

This fantastic pop culture exhibit opened in December 2022. The entire exhibit space is sensory overload, nostalgia, and fun on steroids.

Entertainment Nation

I loved this exhibit so much because it talks about why it’s important to vote, and how voting rights have changed over the years.

American Democracy: A Great Leap Of Faith