If you want to skip the National Mall and journey to the hidden gems in Washington, D.C., here is a map of every underrated museum and gallery in the city. From the National Building Museum to Blind Whino, these are the top 15 spots that you may or may not know of, but should. These museums and galleries range in focus from contemporary art to spy and crime history to social issues to beautiful architecture. If you feel this map is incomplete, feel free to let us know in the comments.
[UPDATE 3/22/2016: The National Museum of Crime & Punishment was removed from this list. The museum closed indefinitely September 30, 2016. In its place on this map, Curbed has added The Sewall Belmont House & Museum.]
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