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  American University Computing History Museum

  CSIS Dept Clark Hall

  4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

  Washington  DC     20016    

  Phone   202 885-1470

  Web Site  http://www.computinghistorymuseum.org/

  Description  4 display cases in two rooms, including working keypunch machine, ENIAC vacuum  tube, early microcomputers, calculating devices, programming languages

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Industry /Profession Technology

  Collection A-F Computers

  New or Updated:           11/10/2005


  DC

  Washington

  Bead Museum & Study Center

  400 Seventh Street NW

  Washington  DC   20004    

  Phone   202 624-4500

  Web Site  http://www.beadmuseumdc.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@beadmuseumdc.org

  Description  beads in ancient, ethnic, and contemporary cultures

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Collection  Beads

  New or Updated:   2/25/2006


  DC

  Washington

  B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum

  2020 K Street, NW

  Washington  DC   20006    

  Phone   202 857-6583

  Web Site  http://bnaibrith.org/museum/

  E-mail  mailto:museum@bnaibrith.org?Subject=Questions for the National

               Klutznick Museum

  Description  collection of Judaica from Biblical times through today on ground floor

                     of national Jewish organization

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Group Identity  Jewish

  Owner/Operator:  B'nai B'rith International

  New or Updated:   2/27/2006
 

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  Washington

  Library & Museum of the Supreme Council

  1733 16th Street NW

  Washington  DC   20009    

  Phone  202 232-3579

  Web Site http://www.scottishrite.org/what/educ/library.html

  Description  Library of Masonic materials begun in 1878

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Group Identity  Masons

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  8/11/2007

National Air & Space Museum
600 Independence Ave SW
Washington DC  20202
Phone 
202 357-2700
Alt Phone  202 357-1387
Web Site  www.nasa.gov/NASA_homepage.html
Description  From the Wright Brothers forward
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

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  National Museum of Health and Medicine

  6900 Georgia Avenue NW

  MAIL: 6825 16th St NW, Bldg 54, Washington 20306

  Washington         DC           20307    

  Phone   202 782-2200

  Web Site  http://nmhm.washingtondc.museum/

  Description  pathological, tissue, microscope, medical examiner's collections

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  New or Updated:             1/16/2006

National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue NE #101
Washington DC   20002 Phone  202 633-8181
Alt Phone  202 289-5433
Web Site  www.si.edu/postal
Description  Postal artifacts and research, special guides and Discovery Center for children
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Collection N-Z  Stamps

 
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Washington
Sewall-Belmont House
144 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC  20002
Phone 
202 546-3889
Alt Phone  202 546-3989
Web Site
Description  art and artifacts on the movement for women's suffrage
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Group Identity  Women

Supreme Council 33 Library and Museum
1733 16th Street NW
Washington DC  20009
Phone 
202 232-3579
Web Site  http://www.srmason-sj.org/library/
Description  Scottish Rite Freemasonry history & archives -- Burl Ives and J Edgar Hoover collections
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Group Identity  Masons
Research /Reading  Archives

Textile Museum
2320 S Street NW
Washington DC  20008
Phone 
202 667-0441
Web Site  www.textilemuseum.org/
Description  historic handmade textiles, focus on non-Western rugs and other textiles
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Textiles

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW
Washington DC  20024
Phone 
202 488-4204
Web Site    www.wchmm.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Holocaust


US Department of Interior Museum
1849 C Street NW
Washington DC
Phone 
202 208-4743
Web Site  www.doi.gov/museum/museum/index.html
Description  reflects history of the department, the building, and Native American and Pacific Island
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
Group Identity  Native American


Washington Dolls' House and Toy Museum
5236 44th Street NW
Chevy Chase
Washington DC  20015
Phone 
202 244-0024
Web Site  http://home.aol.com/neadods/museum/wdhtm.htm
E-mail  mailto:neadods@aol.com
Alt Web  http://members.aol.com/neadods/museum/wdhtm.htm
Description  dolls houses, toys, games -- mostly Victorian
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Dolls
Collection N-Z  Toys


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  DC

  Washington

  Woodrow Wilson House

  2340 S Street NW

  Washington DC   20008    

  Phone  202 387-4062

  Web Site http://www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org/index.asp?section=aboutwwhhouse

               &file=welcome

  Description  Woodrow Wilson's home during the three years before he died in 1924

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  1921

  New or Updated:  7/27/2006

 
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