Monday, April 30, 2012

DC - Museums!

After resting up from Lunch and the Capitol;
We headed first to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. 
I was *quite* excited. 

The elephant. 

He is the goo g'joob


all smiles

my favorite : Angler Fish


sweet :)

I'll take that please : The Hope Diamond

and a Barbie..kinda looks like me, no?

more Fabulous jewels

ya gotta have fun

turtles are awesome

mummies are awesome too!!!
 Even the souveneer shop was awesome..though I struggled to pick a turtle. 

i picked the green and pink one

We headed across the street to the American History Museum. 
Excellent choice. 

Lou Gehrig baseball

Scarecrow hat and shoes!

Jackie O's pearls

First Lady Clothing (this was my favorite exhibit)

Michelle Obama's Dress

staring at presidential China


Mike and the Berlin wall

Thomas Jefferson's bibles. 

War Rations

Original Star Spangled Banner

Gotta give Kermit a hug. 

Ruby Slippers. Mike was disappointed in the lack of actual rubies.

 Again, the gift shop was gorgeous. We spent a lot of time there because I was searching for a specific book..which I never found..

Cups that I loved in the gift shop

*almost* brought it home. 

Almost brought this home too...


As the sun set over the National Mall, we jumped back on the Metro

Where did we go? Stay tuned ;)

1 comment:

  1. The Natural History Museum is my favorite EVER! And I love that you share my obsession for turtles. :)