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Visiting Our Nation's Capital

See below for a list of all Monuments, Museums, and points of interest across Washington, D.C.
National Mall and Monuments | Smithsonian Museums | More Museums | White House | Historic Homes | Theaters | Major League SportsOther Points of Interest

National Mall and Monuments  (back to top)   

National Mall and Memorial Parks

DC War Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial

Jefferson Memorial

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Washington Monument

World War II Memorial

Smithsonian Museums  (back to top) 

African American History and Culture Museum 
Construction began on the Mall in 2012 and is expected to be completed in 2016. Until then, you can visit the Gallery located on the second floor of the American History Museum.

African Art Museum
950 Independence Avenue, SW 

Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue at 6th Street, SW

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, Virginia

American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW

American History Museum
1400 Constitution Avenue, NW

American Indian Museum
Fourth Street & Independence Avenue, SW

Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE

Arts and Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive, SW
***Currently closed for renovation.

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW

National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Natural History Museum
10th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW

Portrait Gallery
Eighth and F Streets, NW

Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Renwick Gallery
1661 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW

Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW

More Museums (back to top) 

Department of the Interior Museum
1849 C Street, NW

Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE

Ford's Theatre & Lincoln Museum
511 10th Street, NW

The National Archives
7th & Constitution Avenue, NW

National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW

National Geographic Museum at Explorers Hall
1145 17th & M Streets, NW

National Museum of American Jewish Military History
1811 R Street NW

Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, NW

Textile Museum
2320 S Street, NW

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW

White House (back to top) 

Public tours of the White House are available but must be scheduled through Congressional offices at least 21 days in advance of the desired tour date.

Self-guided tours of the White House are available from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday through Thursday and 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted). Tour hours will be extended when possible based on the official White House schedule. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. You are encouraged to submit your request to Congresswoman Foxx's office early (up to six months ahead of your desired visit) as a limited number of spaces are available. All White House tours are free of charge. (Please note that White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.)

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Metro: McPherson Square

For the most up-to-date information about touring and visiting the White House, call the 24-hour Visitors Office Information Line at 202-456-7041.

Historic Homes (back to top) 

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Carlyle House
121 N. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA

Cedar Hill, Home of Frederick Douglass
1411 W Street, SE

Claude Moore Colonial Farm
6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA

Dumbarton Oaks
1703 32nd Street, NW

Gunston Hall
10709 Gunston Road, Lorton, VA

Hillwood Museum and Gardens: Marjorie Merriweather Post Mansion
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW

Lincoln's Cottage
140 Rock Creek Church Road, NW

Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg, VA

Stratford Hall Plantation
483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA

Sully Plantation
3650 Historic Sully Road, Chantilly, VA

The Octagon House
1799 New York Avenue, NW

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Arena Stage
1101 Sixth Street, SW

Capitol Steps
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Carter Barron Amphitheatre
Rock Creek Park at 3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW

Discovery Theater
Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building, 900 Jefferson Drive, SW

Folger Theater
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street, SE

Ford's Theatre
511 10th Street, NW

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW

Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD

The National Theater
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Shakespeare Theatre Company
Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th Street, NW
Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F Street, NW

Source Theatre
1835 14th Street, NW

Studio Theater
1501 14th Street, NW

Warner Theater
513 13th Street, NW

Washington Ballet
3515 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
1645 Trap Road, Vienna, VA

Major League Sports
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Capitals (NHL)
Verizon Center, 7th and F Streets NW

Mystics (WNBA)
Verizon Center, 7th and F Streets NW

Nationals (MLB)
Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street, SE

Redskins (NFL)
FedEx Field, 1600 Raljon Road, Raljon, MD

DC United (MLS)
RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street, SE

Wizards (NBA)
Verizon Center, 7th and F Streets NW

Other Points of Interest
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Air Force Memorial
1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
400 Michigan Avenue, NE

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
14th & C Streets, SW

National Aquarium
501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland

National Arboretum
3501 New York Avenue, NE

National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Naval Observatory
3450 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Navy Memorial and Visitors Center
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Old Post Office Tower 
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
***Currently closed for renovations.

Arlington, VA

State Department
2201 C Street, NW

US Marine Corps War Memorial
Arlington, VA

Voice of America
330 Independence Avenue, SW

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