Awards

Washingtonian Magazine’s Best of Washington

  • Best Museum: 2016-2017

Washington Post Magazine Readers’ Picks

  • Favorite sights, 2015

TripAdvisor

  • Top 25 Trending U.S. Attractions, Fall 2017
  • Certificate of Excellence: 2011-2016
  • Top 25 Museums: 2014-2016
  • Traveler’s Choice Award: 2013-2016

Washington City Paper Best of D.C.

  • Best Museum Off the Mall – 2014 Winner
  • Best exhibit, “Anchorman: The Exhibit” – 2014 Runner-Up

NTA & Courier Magazine’s Distinguished Dozen: Favorite Museum for Groups

  • 2014, 2016 & 2017 Gold Winner
  • 2015 Bronze Winner
  • 2013 Silver Winner

Washington Area Concierge Association

  • Best visitor Attraction 2012, 2013, 2014

Express Best Of

  • Best Museum – 2014 Runner-Up
  • Best Museum – 2013
  • Best Museum – 2011
  • Best Museum for kids – 2011

Yelp

  • “People Love Us on Yelp” Award

Viator Travel Awards

  • Best Local Operator – 2014

The GW Hatchet Best of Northwest

  • Best Museum – 2015
  • Best Museum – 2014

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