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Provided below is a list of many sightseeing attractions in the Washington, DC area as well as in District 5. Most of the museums and historic sites are admission free. For more information regarding the following listings please visit or contact Congressman Hoyer’s office.

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  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • National Air and Space Museum
    • Where: Independence Avenue at 7th Street, Washington, DC
    • Open every day except December 25 from 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    • Extended Summer Hours from March 29 - September 5: 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
    • Metro Access: Blue, Green, Yellow and Orange lines stop at LEnfant Plaza. Blue and Orange Lines stop at Smithsonian.
  • Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center
    • Where: 13480 Dowell Road, Dowell, MD 20629
    • Phone: (410)326-4640
    • More information: www.annmariegarden.org or email at gardeninfo@chesapeake.net
    • Admission:             
      • Adults - $3.00
      • Senior Citizen (55+) - $2.00
      • Children (5-12 years) - $2.00
      • Children (under 5 years) - Free
    • Special Tours: Visit website for tours and guides to download.
    • Hours of Operation:
    • 30 acre park open daily from 9a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Arts Building and Gift shop open Wednesday-Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Closed on Easter Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day
       
  • Arlington National Cemetery
    • Where: Arlington, VA 22211
    • Phone: (703) 607-8000
    • More Information: www.arlingtoncemetery.org
    • Closest Metro Station: Arlington Cemetery (Blue Line)

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  • The United States Botanical Garden
    • Where: 100 Maryland Ave. SW Washington, DC 20001
    • Phone: (202) 226-4082
    • More Information: www.usbg.gov
      • Guided tours are available for groups of 10-25 persons; Mon-Fri 10:30am-1:30pm
      • Schedule at least 3 weeks in advance
    • Closest Metro Station: Federal Center SW (Orange and Blue Lines)
  • Bureau Engraving and Printing
    • Where: 14th St and C St. SW Washington, DC 20228
    • Phone: (202) 874-2330
    • Tours can be arranged though your congressman’s office, for no more than 10 people by filling our webform
    • School Groups should arrange tours though the Bureaus website using the online form
    • Reservations should be made at least 6- 8 weeks in advance
    • Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian (Orange and Blue Lines)

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  • The U.S. Capitol
    • Where: Between Independence and Constitution Avenues Washington, DC
    • Phone: (202) 225-6827
    • More Information: http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/
      • Visitors can obtain free tickets for tours on a first-come, first-served basis, at the Capitol Visitor Center located just east of the Capitol Building. 
      • Tours are available Mon-Sat. from 9am-3:30pm, and last for approx 45 min
      • Passes are available to visit each Chamber of Congress. House Gallery Passes are available for pickup from your Representative. Senate Gallery Passes may be picked up from your Senator.
    • Closest Metro Station: Capitol South or Union Station (Orange and Blue Lines, or Red Line, respectively)
       
  • Calvert Cliffs State Park
    • Where: 9500 H. G. Trueman Road, Lusby, Maryland
    • Phone: 301-743-7613
    • More information: http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/southern/calvertcliffs.aspx
    • Admission: $5.00 per vehicle
    • Special Sites: For more information concerning fossil hunting, hiking, picnic areas, fishing, and camping please visit website.
    • Hours of Operation: Sunrise to sunset daily, year round
       
  • Calvert Marine Museum
    • Where: 14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688
    • Phone: (410) 326-2042
    • More information: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com
    • Admission:
      • Adults - $7.00
      • Senior Citizens (55+) - $6.00
      • Children (5-12 years) - $2.00
      • Military – $6.00
      • Children (Under 5 years) – Free
    • Adults ages 13 and up with a valid military ID card will receive $1 off the regular adult admission.
    • Special Rates: Group rates and gift passes available by calling 410-326-2042 ext. 21
    • Hours of Operation: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • On Concert Days, the Museum will close at 3:00 p.m. The Museum will be closed on New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
       
  • Chesapeake Biological Laboratory Visitor Center
    • Where: One Williams Street, Solomons, Maryland 20688
    • Phone: (410) 326-4281
    • More information: www.umes.edu
    • Admission: Free admission to the visitor center.
    • Special Tours: Laboratory Tours are offered for the general public on Wednesday and Friday afternoons at 2:00 PM and last approximately 1 1/2 hours. Tours are not recommended for young children.
    • Please call 410-326-7296 for special group tours. There is a small fee for special group tours.
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Spring-Winter (mid-April through mid-December): 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays through Sundays
         
  • Clara Barton National Historic Site
    • Where: 5801 Oxford Rd.
    • Glen Echo, MD 20812-1201
    • Phone: 301-320-1410
    • More Information: www.nps.gov/clba
    • Park is open 7 days a week
    • Closed on Thanksgiving, 12/25 and 1/1
    • The house is shown by guided tour only.
    • Tours start on the hour between 10am and 4pm.

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  • The DC Visitor Information Center
    • Where: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20004
    • Phone: 202-DCVISIT (328-4748)
    • 1-866-DCISFUN (324-7386)
    • More Information: www.dcvisit.com
    • www.dcchamber.org
    • Summer Hours (March15-Labor Day): Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm
    • Saturday: 9.00am-4.00pm
    • Fall/Winter Hours: Monday-Friday 9.00am-4.00pm
    • Closest Metro Station: Federal Triangle (Blue and Orange Lines)

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  • Embassies
    • It is also worth checking with the various Foreign Embassies based in Washington DC, to see what special events and exhibitions they are hosting during your visit

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Building
    • Where: J. Edgar Hoover Building, 935 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20535
    • Phone: (202) 324-3447 (202) 324-1016 (TTY)
    • Closest Metro Station: Metro Center (Red, Blue, Orange lines)
  • Folger Shakespeare Library
    • Where: 201 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003
    • Phone: 202-544-4600
    • 202-544-7077 (tickets)
    • More Information: www.folger.edu
    • Closest Metro Station: Capitol South (Orange and Blue Lines)
  • Ford’s Theater
    • Where: 511 10th St. NW Washington, DC 20004
    • More Information: http://www.fords.org/
    • Tours: Self-guided, but there are scheduled talks
    • Closest Metro Station: Metro Center (Red, Blue, Orange lines)
  • Fort Washington National Park
    • Where: 13551 Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744
    • Phone: (301) 763-4600
    • More information: www.nps.gov
    • Admission:
      • 3-day Basic Entrance Fee
      • $5.00 per private* vehicle
      • $3.00 per individual: any person walking in, a bus passenger, or riding a bike.
      • For annual passes ranging from $20 to $80 please call or visit the website.
    • Picnic Reservations: Private picnic areas may be reserved for a minimum of $15. For more information call the Visitors Center at 301-763-4600. Visit the website for special even updates.
    • Hours of Operation:
      • The Visitor Center and Historic Fort are open daily.
      • The first Sunday in April through the last Saturday in October buildings are open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  The rest of the year buildings close at 4:30 pm.
      • Park grounds are open 8:00am -sunset at all times.
      • Closed January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25
  • Frederick Douglass House
    • Where: 1900 Anacostia Dr. SE Washington, DC 20020
    • Phone: 877-444-6777
    • More Information: Open 9am-5pm
    • Closest Metro Station: Federal Center SW, then take P6 Metro Bus towards Anacostia Station (Orange and Blue Lines)
  • Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    • Where: Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
    • Phone: 202-633-0519
    • More Information: www.asia.si.edu

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  • Goddard Space Flight Center
    • Where: 8800 Greenbelt Rd., Greenbelt, Md., 20771. The Goddard Visitor Center is located off ICES at Road.
    • Phone: (301) 286-3978
    • More information: www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/visitor/home/index.html
    • Admission: Admission and parking are free.
    • Special Tours: You may schedule a tour or in-house program Tuesdays through Fridays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. from July 1 to August 31 and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. from September 1 to June 30. Tours are limited to groups of 40 people or less. To schedule a tour call: 301-286-9041 or visit on-line.
    • Hours of Operation:
    • The Visitors Center is closed on all Mondays and federal holidays.
    • From September 1 through June 30 the Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. till 4 p.m.
    • From July 1 to August 31 the Visitors Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 12 noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, and is closed Sunday and Monday.
       
  • Government Printing Office
    • Where: 732 North Capitol St, NW; between H and G Streets. Use entrance at corner of North Capitol and H Streets. Please let security know the purpose of your visit upon entering the building.
    • Hours of Operation: Open from June 17 to August 26, on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Tours scheduled at 10:00 am or 1:00 pm.
    • Metro Access: Red Line at Union Station
    • Please contact Congressman Hoyers office to schedule this tour
       
  • Greenbelt National Park
    • Where: 6565 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
    • Phone: (301) 344-3948
    • More information: www.nps.gov
    • Admission: There is no Entrance fee to Greenbelt Park.
      There is a $16 campground user fee and each reserved picnic area has a fee. 
    • Camping and Picnic Areas: Picnic and reservations may be made through contacting the Visitors Center.
    • The campground is open all year round. Reservations required for Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
    • Hours of Operation:
      • The park is open from dawn to dusk each day of the year.
      • Park Headquarters is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and closed on federal holidays.
      • The Park Ranger Station near the campground is open 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. seven days a week and is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

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  • Historic St. Mary’s City
    • Where: 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City, MD
    • Phone: (240) 895-4990
    • More information: www.stmaryscity.org or email at hsmc@stmaryscity.org
    • Admission:
      • Adults- $10.00
      • Seniors (60+) - $8.00
      • Students (13-18 years or with college ID) - $6.00
      • Child (6-12 years) - $3.50
      • Child (5 years and under) – Free
    • Special Tours: Special group tours catered specifically to your group may be arranged from mid-March through the last week in November. Call 240-895-4979 or group@stmaryscity.org for more information. There are discounted prices for groups of 10 or more. See website for current special events.
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Summer/Fall (June 16 through November 28): 10a.m. to 5 p.m. from Wednesday to Sunday
         
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Where: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. SW Washington, DC 20024-2126 Phone: (202) 488-0400
    • More Information: www.ushmm.org
    • The museum is open from 10am–5:30pm every day
    • Timed passes are necessary for visiting the museum; these can be obtained at the Museum on a first come first serve basis or in advance by calling Tickets.com at (800) 400–9373
    • Group reservations for groups larger than 21 people, using the Museum’s online reservation system. Requests are processed on a first-come, first served basis, and may be submitted from 24 hours to 12 months in advance of the visit date.
    • Please allow at least 4 hours to see the museum
    • Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian (Orange and Blue Lines)

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  • International Spy Museum
    • Where: 800 F St. NW Washington, DC 20004 Phone: (202) 393-7798
    • More Information: The Museum is open 7 days a week from 9 am to 8 pm (last admission 6pm)
    • All Tickets are date and time specific. Advance Tickets are highly recommended.
    • Groups of 20 or more qualify for Group Admission and require advance reservations
    • Please allow approx 3 hours to complete the museum
    • Prices:
      • Adult (ages 12-64) $16
      • Seniors (65+), Active Duty Military & Intel Community $15
      • Child* (ages 5-11) $13
      • Children age 4 and under FREE
    • Closest Metro Station: Gallery Place/ Chinatown (Red, Yellow, and Green Lines)

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  • Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
    • Where: 10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685   
    • Phone: 410-586-8501
    • More information: www.jefpat.org
    • Admission: Free admission
    • Special Tours: Please call or email jjpm@mdp.state.md.us for special tour requests for any group size. For more information regarding trails, Indian Village visits, and more visit the above website.
    • Hours of Operation:
    • Visitor Center (April-October): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Administration Office (all year): 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
       
  • John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
    • Where: 2700 F St. NW Washington, DC 20566
    • Phone: (202) 416-8340
    • More Information: www.kennedy-center.org
    • Free tours available Mon-Fri. 10am-5pm and Sat-Sun. 10am-1pm
    • Free tours are given at the Kennedy Center weekdays 10am-5pm, weekends 10am-1pm
    • Reservations needed (20 or more) by calling the Visitors Center (202-416-8340, 10am-9pm daily)
    • Closest Metro Station: Foggy Bottom/ GW University (Orange and Blue Line)

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  • Library of Congress
    • Where: 101 Independence Ave. SE Washington, DC 20540
    • Phone: (202) 707-8000
    • More Information: Groups of 16-60 participants may reserve private tours with advance notice by contacting the Visitor Service Office at:
    • http://www.loc.gov/visit/contact.php
    • Tours only by reservation and on a first-come first-served basis
      • The Group Tour schedule is Mon-Fri, at 9am, 10am, 11am, or 1pm
      • This is a lecture tour and is not suitable for school groups younger than 5th grade
    • Closest Metro Station: Capitol South (Orange and Blue Lines)

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  • Main Treasury Building
    • Where: 15th Street and Hamilton Place, SE
    • More Information: Guided tours offered on most Sunday mornings at 9.00, 9.45, 10.30, and 11.15
    • Advance reservations required, may be made through Congressional offices
    • Tours are only available for citizens and legal residents of the US
    • Name, date of birth, and Social Security Number for each visitor must be provided when making a reservation
    • Closest Metro Station: Metro Center or McPherson Square (Red, Blue, and Orange Lines; or Blue and Orange Lines;respectively
       
  • The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    • Where: 10 minutes from Baltimore Inner Harbor
    • Phone: 410-366-LION
    • More Information: www.marylandzoo.org
    • Hours: March 1st - December 31st 10.00am - 4.30pm
    • (extended summer weekend hours – gates close 1hour prior to Zoo closing)
    • Closed on the 2nd Friday in June, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25th
    • Admission: Children under 2 – free
    • Groups of 15 or more receive a discount with advance reservation
  • Mount Vernon
    • Phone: 703-780-2000 (24 hours)
    • 703-799-8697 (TDD)
    • More Information: www.mountvernon.org
    • Hours: early 8am opening for Spring and Summer
    • April-August:  8am - 5pm. March, September, October: 9am - 5pm.  November-February: 9am - 4pm
    • Easily reached by car, RV, bus or boat
  • The Museums at the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
    • Where: 3900 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017
    • Phone: 202-635-5400
    • More Information: info@jp2cc.org
    • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5om, Sunday 12am-5pm
    • Please call 202-635-5400 for holiday and winter hours
    • Admission: Donation and group fee
    • Please call 202-635-5475 for group information
    • Closest Metro Station: Brookland-CUA (Red Line)

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  • The National Aquarium in Baltimore
    • Where: 501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202
    • Phone: (410) 576-3800
    • More information: www.aqua.org
    • Aquarium Admission:
      • Adult (12-59 years) - $24.95
      • Senior (60+ years) - $23.95
      • Child (3-11 years) - $19.95
    • Please call or visit the website to view updated package rates.
    • Special Tours: Special and exclusive tours are available. Please call 410-576-8822 or email reserve@aqua.org for scheduling requests.
    • Hours of Operation:
    • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
       
  • The National Archives
    • Where: 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20408-0001
    • Phone: (301) 837-0700
    • More Information: The archive is open Mon-Fri from 10am-7pm
    • Closest Metro Station: National Archives/ Navy Memorial (Yellow and Green Lines)
       
  • National Building Museum
    • Where: 401 F St. NW Washington DC 20001
    • Phone: (202) 272-2448
    • More Information: For groups of 10 or more contact gharris@nbm.org. Schedule at least 3 weeks in advance
    • Closest Metro Station: Judiciary Square (Red Line)
       
  • National Cathedral Tours
    • Where: Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW Washington, D.C. 20016-5098
    • Phone: (202) 537-6200
    • Fax: (202) 364-6600
    • More Information: www.cathedral.org/cathedral/visit/tour
    • Tours are offered Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:15am, tours can accommodate 45 people and last for approx 45 min
    • Closest Metro Station: Cleveland Park (Red Line)
       
  • National Colonial Farm
    • Where: 3400 Bryan Pint Road, Accokeek, MD 20607
    • Phone: (301) 283-2113
    • More information: www.accokeek.org or email at accofound@accokeek.org
    • Admission:  There is no general admission fee for the National Colonial Farm. Guided tours of the Colonial Farm are offered at 1 p.m. on weekends. Admission for special events varies. Donations are welcome.
    • Special Tours: Special tours catered specifically to your group may be arranged. A $5.oo donation per person is requested. Contact Mary Alice Bonomo at 301-283-2113 ext. 28 for more information.
    • Hours of Operation: Summer/Fall Hours (mid-March to mid-December): 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.
    • Winter/Spring Hours (mid-December to mid-March): closed during the week; 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
       
  • National Gallery of Art
    • Where: 6th St. and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC
    • Phone: 202-737-4215
    • More Information: www.nga.gov
    • Closest Metro Station: Judiciary Square (Red Line); Archives (Yellow and Green Lines), and Smithsonian (Blue and Orange Lines).
       
  • National Guard Memorial Museum
    • Where: One Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20001
    • Phone: (202) 408-5887
    • Closest Metro Station: Union Station (Red Line)
       
  • National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
    • Where: E St., between 4th and 5th St., NW, Washington, DC
    • More Information: Open year round, 24 hours a day
    • Closest Metro Station: Judiciary Square, F St. exit (Red Line)
       
  • National Museum of American Jewish Military History
    • Where: 1811 R St, NW Washington, DC
    • Phone: (202) 265-6280
    • More Information: Call Mary Westley at Extension 511 to arrange a tour
    • www.nmajmh.org
    • Closest Metro Station: Dupont Circle (Red Line)
       
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
    • Where: 1250 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20005
    • Phone: 202-783-5000
    • (202) 783-7996 (Tours)
    • Closest Metro Station: Metro Center (Red, Blue, Orange lines)
       
  • National Postal Museum
    • Where: 2 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 633-5555
    • Fax: (202) 633-5534 (tours)
    • More Information: Groups of 10 or more visitors may schedule a tour at least three weeks in advance
    • Tours are approx one hour long and are NOT recommended for school groups
       
  • The National Zoo
    • Where: 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20008
    • Phone: (202) 633-4800
    • More Information: The National Zoo is open every day of the year between 6am-6pm, except Dec 25
    • Closest Metro Station: Woodley Park Zoo/ Adams Morgan (Red Line)
       
  • The U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
    • Where: 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004-2608
    • Phone: 202-737-2300
    • More Information: www.lonesailor.org
    • Hours: 9.30am-5.00pm, Monday-Saturday, closed Sunday
    • Winter schedule: closed Sunday and Monday, November-February
    • Closest Metro Station: Archives/Naval Memorial Station (Yellow and Green Lines)
       
  • The US Navy Museum
    • Where: Washington Navy Yard, 805 Kidder Breese St. SE, Washington, DC 20374
    • Phone: (202) 433-6897
    • More Information: All Navy Museum programs are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is
      needed for entry into Navy Yard
    • www.history.navy.mil
    • All visitors enter the 11th and O St. SE gate of the Washington Navy Yard on weekdays and the 6th and M St. SE gate for evening events, weekends, and holidays.
    • Closest Metro Station: Navy Yard (Green Line); Eastern Market (Blue and Orange lines);Union Station (Red line)

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  • One-Room Schoolhouse
    • Where: Beside Christ Church on Broomes Island Rd., Port Republic 20676
    • Phone: 410-586-0161
    • More information: Please call for more information
    • Special Tours: Special visits may be arranged by calling 410-326-0486
    • Hours of Operation:               
    • May and June- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • July 4, August 29, and September 24 - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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  • Patuxent Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center
    • Where: 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD 20708-4027
    • Phone: (301)497-5760
    • More information: www.fws.gov/northeast/patuxent/index.htm
    • Admission:  Admission is free. Visit the website for updates on free events and programs, including fishing sites, galleries, trails, and more.
    • Special Tours: The Visitors Center offers half-hour guided tram tours during spring-fall only.  Public tours are available weekends (mid-March through mid-November) and daily (summer).
      FEES: $3 (adults), $2 (seniors 55 and over), and $1 (children 12 and under). Trams may be reserved by calling 301-497-5763.
    • Hours of Operation:
    • Trails and grounds at the National Wildlife Visitor Center are open sunrise - 4:30 P.M. daily except for holidays.
    • The National Wildlife Visitor Center building is open 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. daily except for holidays.
       
  • The Pentagon
    • Where: Army-Navy Dr. and Fern St. Arlington, VA 22202
    • Phone: 703-697-1776
    • 703-614-1642 (fax)
    • More Information: https://pentagontours.osd.mil/Tours/
    • If you are part of a school, church, government agency, or military organization group of 5 or more people you may go through the web site. Otherwise, you must go through your Congressional office to request a tour
    • Tours must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance
    • Closest Metro Station: Pentagon (Blue and Yellow Lines)
  • Port Discovery: The Children’s Museum in Baltimore
    • Where: 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
    • More Information: Hours of Operation:
    • Memorial Day – Labor Day: Monday -Thursday 10am-5pm
    • Friday – Saturday 10am-6pm
    • Sunday: 12pm-5pm
    • September: Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm
    • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
    • Sunday: 12pm-5pm
    • October – May: Tuesday – Friday: 9.30am – 4.30pm
    • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
    • Sunday 12pm – 5pm
    • Purchase advance tickets at www.ticketmaster.com
    • www.portdiscovery.org

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  • The Radio & Television Museum
    • Where: 2608 Mitchellville Rd. Bowie, MD 20716
    • Phone: 301-390-1020
    • More Information: www.radiohistory.org
    • The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

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  • Sewall-Belmont House
    • Where: 144 Constitution Ave. NE Washington, DC 20002
    • Phone: (202) 546-1210
    • More Information: http://www.sewallbelmont.org/mainpages/museum_tours.htmlisit
    • This museum explores the evolving role of women and their contributions to society through the continuing, and often untold, story of women's pursuit for equality
    • Headquarters of National Women’s Party
    • Tours offered from Tuesday to Saturday; and should be arranged 2-4 weeks in advance
    • The Museum can only accommodate up to 30 visitors
    • Closest Metro Station: Union Station (Red Line)
       
  • Smithsonian Institution
    • Where: 1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC 20560
    • Phone: (202) 633-1000
    • Tours: http://www.si.edu/group_tours/
    • Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian (Orange and Blue lines)
       
  • Surratt House Museum
    • Where: 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton, MD 20735
    • Phone: (301)868- 1121
    • More information: www.surratt.org
    • Admission:
      • Adults - $3.00
      • Senior Citizens - $2.00
      • Groups of ten or more adults - $2.00
      • Children (5 to 18 years) - $1.00
      • Children (under 4) - free
    • Special tours: Special group tours may be arranged by appointment. Call 301-868-1121 for more information. See website for updates on special events.
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Open for public tours mid-January through mid-December:
      • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays
      • 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The last tour of the day begins one- half hour before closing.
    • During the months of July and August:
      • In addition to regular hours, open for guided tours on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the last tour beginning at 2:30 p.m.
         
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
    • Where: 10th St. and Constitution Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20560
    • Phone: 202-357-2700
    • 202-357-1729 (TTY)
    • More Information: Hours: Daily, 10am-5.30pm, closed Dec. 25th
    • Tours: Monday-Thursday, 10.30am, and 1.30pm, Friday at 10.30am only
    • www.nmnh.si.edu
    • Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian (Blue and Orange Lines)

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  • Textile Museum
    • Where: 2320 S St. NW Washington, DC 20008-4088
    • Phone: (202) 667-0441
    • (202) 483-0994 (fax)
    • More Information: The Museum is open Monday though Sat. 10am-5pm, and Sun. 1pm-5pm
    • Admission is free, however a $5 donation is recommended
    • Closest Metro Station: Dupont Circle (Red Line)

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  • Verizon Center (Washington Wizards, Georgetown Hoyas, Washington Capitols & Concerts)
    • Where: 601 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
    • Phone: (202) 661-5061 (group sales tickets)
    • Closest Metro Station: Gallery Place- Chinatown (Red, Yellow, Green lines)
  • Voice of America
    • Where: 330 Independence Ave, SW Washington, DC
    • Phone: (202) 203-4990
    • More Information: http://www.voanews.com/
    • Call to arrange for groups of 5 or more at: (202) 203-4990
    • Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian (Orange and Blue Lines)
    • Washington Redskins (American football)
    • Where: FedEx Field, Raljon Rd. Landover, MD 20785
    • More information: For schedule and pricing information: www.redskins.com
    • Closest Metro Station: Landover, then transfer to shuttle bus (Orange Line)

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  • Washington Monument
    • Where: 15th St. SW Washington, DC 20002
    • Phone: (202) 426-6841
    • More Information: Tickets may be booked online at Recreation.gov. Tickets also distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 8:30 am until all tickets for that day are gone.
    • Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian (Orange and Blue Lines)
       
  • Washington Nationals Stadium
    • Where: 1500 South Capitol St., SE, Washington, DC 20003
    • Nationals Park is located in Southeast Washington along the Anacostia River bounded by South Capitol Street to the west, N Street to the north, First Street to the east and Potomac Avenue to the south.
    • Metro Access: Take the Green Line to the Navy Yard station. The Navy Yard station is just a half a block away and will accommodate 24,000 passengers an hour.
       
  • The White House
    • Where: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
    • 24 Hour hotline: 202-456-7041
    • Tickets are free and must be requested through Congressional offices up to 6 months in advance
    • Metro Access: Metrocenter Station is nearest. Red, Blue, Orange lines stop at Metrocenter.
    • More Information: Visit Congressman Hoyer’s White House Tours Page. Fill out the tour request form. complete and email a security spreadsheet to hoyer.whsecurityinfo@mail.house.gov within 48 hours of submitting the Tour Request Form. You will be notified of your assigned tour date and time if the White House is able to accomodate your request.
       
  • Woodrow Wilson House
    • Where: 2340 S St. NW Washington, DC 20008
    • Phone: 202-387-4062
    • More Information: Tours are available on a first come first serve basis on the day of your visit, or alternatively you can arrange a tour though their website: https://www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org
    • The house is open 10am-4pm Tues-Sun
    • Prices:
      • Adults $7.50
      • Seniors $6.50
      • Students $3.00 Under age 7 free
    • Closest Metro Station: Dupont Circle (Red Line)
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