National Museum of Crime and Punishment

Washington, DC

Where are we going?

National Museum of Crime and Punishment
575 7th St NW
DC 20004

202 393 1099

What is there to do?

The National Museum of Crime and Punishment is committed to offering an experience that the whole family can enjoy. While there may be some portions of the museum you choose to avoid with your child, there are numerous exhibits and interactives that are perfect for kids! 30 interactive questions that show kids how to make the right choices when it comes to topics like: Cyberbullying, Talking to Strangers, Using the Internet, Emergencies The Pirate Life: Flip the board to learn how pirates lived Legends of the Old West: Turn the wheel to learn about famous outlaws and lawmen Crack-a-Safe: Practice and then attempt to break into a coded safe Police Line-Up: See what it is like to be on the wrong side of the law Jail Cell: Witness the uncomfortable accommodations for prisoners, and see if you can escape Driving Simulator: You don't need a driver's license to participate in this high-speed chase CSI Lab: Indulge an interest in science and learn how forensics are used to solve crimes National Safety Council: Learn how not to be a victim Green Screen Technology: Put yourself in the hot seat with John Walsh from America's Most Wanted Child ID: Free fingerprinting through Cross Match Technologies and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Computer Interactives: Escape from Jail, Deactivate a Bomb, How Observant Are You?

How much does it cost?

Adults: $21.95

Children: $14.95

Free Under: 5 years.


When can we go?

Monday through Thursday 10am to 7pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 8pm, Sunday 10am to 7pm.


I’m Hungry!

We recommend visiting the NMCP's Restaurant Partners for a taste of the very best that downtown Washington, DC has to offer. Gordon Biersch 900 F St. NW 202.783.5454 (American Brewery) District ChopHouse & Brewery 509 7th St. NW (at E St.) 202.347.3434 (Steak & Seafood) - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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