George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Learn about textiles and so much more at the George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum. More than 1,000 historic prints, manuscripts, maps, and artifacts document the history of Washington, D.C. in the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection. More than 20,000 handmade, non-Western textiles and carpets represent five continents and five millennia can also be found in the museum. Tours of the museum are docent led, and can be focused on a particular section of the museum.

Contact Info:
Address: 701 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20052. Tel: 202-994-5578. Web: www.museum.gwu.edu. Email: museuminfo@gwu.edu. Hrs: Mon., Wed.-Fri. 11:30 AM-6PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 1-5PM. 

Trip Info:
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Free. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Visual Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Visual Art.  
 

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