‘Hirshhorn Museum Shop’
courtesy of ‘kimberlyfaye’
For the 4th of July holiday I went to Atlanta to visit family, and while I was there we went to the Coca-Cola Museum. Since this was not the first time I had been to the attraction (we go at least once a year), and there is only so many flavors of international Coca-Cola product you can taste, I decided to hang out in the gift shop. With one arm wrapped around an extra-large plastic Coke bottle/piggy bank, I began to miss my D.C. museum shops. I am convinced that nothing else compares to the museum shop at The National Gallery of Art or The Textile Museum, and of course, my very favorite, the one found at The National Building Museum.
This got me thinking, our readers always know the best secrets of the city, so I thought I would throw this one out your way – what is your favorite D.C. museum shop and why?
Although I admit I am highly biased, I absolutely love the Spy Museum’s gift and book shop…
The shop at the National Building Museum is quite lovely, with a nice trinket/book selection for those that love cities and their architecture.
Air & Space. Astronaut Ice Cream. ‘Nuff said…
I have a lot of friends who rave about the Newseum shop.
I always find great stuff at the Renwick’s gift shop.
Mount Vernon’s gift shop(s), without a doubt. Every time I go through I find something new I want to spend my money on. I am biased though (my mom has run it for nearly 20 years). Oh, and George’s rye whiskey!
Building Museum rocks for kids gifts.
Air & Space, no question!