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Capitol City Attractions

March 25, 2002
Some great places to visit if you have free time while you're in Washington.

If you have some free time while you’re at the 2002 conference in Washington, here are some nearby places that you might like to visit (you might need to schedule ahead for tours so call the number provided):

Arlington National Cemetery
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
703/692-0931

The Botanic Gardens
Maryland Ave SW
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
202/225-8333

The Corcoran Gallery of Art Museum
17th Street and New York Ave., NW
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily except Tuesday
202/639-1700

Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters
E St. NW between 9th and 10th Sts.
8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
202/324-3447

Ford’s Theatre and Lincoln Museum
511 10th Street NW
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
202/426-6924

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
900 Ohio Drive SW
202/426-6841

Korean War Veterans Memorial
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
202/707-8000

The Lincoln Memorial
West Potomac Park at the foott of 23rd Street, NW
8:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
202/426-6895

Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens-Home of George Washington
8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
703/780-2000

National Archives
7th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW
202/501-5000

The National Building Museum
401 F Street NW between 4th and 5th streets
Mon-Sat 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sun 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
202/272-2448

The National Gallery of Art
Constitution Ave. at 6th Street, NW
Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The National Geographic Society
1145 17th and M Street
800/647-5463

National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA)
1250 New York Ave. NW
202/783-5000

National Zoo
3000 block of Connecticut Ave. NW
6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
202/673-4800

The Smithsonian Institution
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
202/357-2729

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial
South bank of the Tidal Basin
8:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
202/426-6841

The United States Capitol Building
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
202/225-6827

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Located south of Independence Ave., SW between 14th and Raoul Wallenburg Place
10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
202/488-0400

The United States Navy Memorial and Visitors Center
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 123

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Henry Bacon Drive and Constitution Ave NW
8 a.m. to 1145 p.m.
202/426-6841

The Washington Monument
On the Mall at 15th street NW
8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
202/426-6841