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44th ACCC Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit

Washington, D.C. Local Attractions

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

A national landmark itself, the Smithsonian American Art Museum is home to one of the largest and most inclusive American art collections in the world. Explore the nation’s first collection of American art and the unrivaled record of the American experience from the colonial period to today.

Distance from hotel: 0.3 mi

Madame Tussauds D.C.

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Madame Tussauds D.C.

Rub elbows with celebrities—or at least their wax figures—in this world-famous venue featuring cultural icons, athletes, US presidents, pop stars, and more. The 12th venue worldwide, Madame Tussauds in D.C. features several themed rooms where visitors can touch and take photos next to popular public figures.

Distance from hotel: 0.3 mi


Ford’s Theatre Museum

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Ford’s Theatre Museum

This working theatre, historical monument, and world-class museum is the premier destination where you can travel back in time and see what life was like during Lincoln’s presidency. Located across the street from the Petersen House where Lincoln died, this historic site will immerse you in America’s past, Lincoln’s legacy, and the conspiracy behind Lincoln’s assassination.

Distance from hotel: 0.4 mi

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

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National Law Enforcement Officers
Memorial

Pay tribute to those who died in the line of duty in this beautifully landscaped park with nearly 60,000 plants and 128 trees. The memorial includes two curving marble walls with the carvings of more than 20,000 names of officers killed, dating back to the first known death in 1791.

Distance from hotel: 0.5 mi


The National Archives Museum

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The National Archives Museum

Located just north of the National Mall, this museum holds original copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Navigate your way around the many exhibits rich in American artifacts and historical documents including the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, the Emancipation Proclamation, and more.

Distance from hotel: 0.6 mi

Newseum

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Newseum

Step behind the camera lens and discover the evolution of print and electronic communication. Considered one of the most interactive museums in the world, the Newseum features seven levels of exhibits; including the most memorable 9/11 exhibit and eight of the largest concrete sections of the Berlin Wall.

Distance from hotel: 0.7 mi


The National Mall



The National Mall

A popular attraction among tourists and locals, pay homage to America’s forefathers and heroes with a visit to the National Mall. This national park is home to one of the largest reflecting pools in Washington, D.C., and offers something for everyone with its surrounding world-class museums, memorials, and monuments.

Distance from hotel: 0.9 mi

Sanford Cancer Center

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National Museum of African American
History and Culture

Sitting proudly on the National Mall, this unique architecture boasts more than 36,000 artifacts dedicated to the documentation of African American life. Revel in the history of African American culture in the newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

Distance from hotel: 0.9 mi

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