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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

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Bowie, MD, USA

The Bowie Railroad Museum is a small railway museum maintained by the Bowie city government. . .

College Park, MD, USA

History program from the American Institute of Physics. . .

Chesapeake Beach, MD, USA

The Chesapeake Beach railway station, erected in 1898, is now operated as a museum. . .

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College Park, MD, USA

The College Park Aviation Museum houses antique and reproduction aircraft. . .

Great Falls, VA, USA

Colvin Run Mill in Great Falls, Virginia, is the sole surviving operational 19th-century water-powered mill in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. . .

Alexandria, VA, USA

This museum houses historic fire-fighting equipment and vehicles used in Alexandria in the 19th and early 20th centuries. . .

Fredericksburg, VA, USA

Hugh Mercer Apothecary was a pharmacy founded by Hugh Mercer in the mid 18th century. . .

Alexandria, VA, USA

The Museum of Science Fiction is a 501c(3) nonprofit museum to be based in Washington, DC. . .

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Bowie, MD, USA

The National Capital Radio & Television Museum was established to educate the public on the development and history of electronic media. . .

Colesville, MD, USA

The National Capital Trolley Museum is a nonprofit organization that operates historic trolleys (or trams) for the public on a regular schedule. . .

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Frederick, MD, USA

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is a US historic education institution located in Frederick, Maryland. . .

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Silver Spring, MD, USA

This museum was established during the Civil War as a center for the collection of specimens for research in military medicine and surgery. . .

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Washington, DC, USA

The National Museum of Natural History is administered by the Smithsonian Institution. . .

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Washington, DC, USA

The National Museum of the United States Navy is the Navy's flagship museum. . .

Frederick, MD, USA

The Roads & Rails Museum houses what is claimed to be "one of the largest miniature world model train displays in the country. . ."

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Washington, DC, USA

The National Air and Space Museum is the most-visited museum in the United States. . .

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Chantilly, VA, USA

The Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center is the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's annex at Washington Dulles International Airport. . .

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Washington, DC, USA

The National Museum of Natural History is administered by the Smithsonian Institution. . .

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Alexandria, VA, USA

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is a historic apothecary shop in Alexandria, Virginia. . .

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