Please note: All costs cited are for purposes of estimating only - actual charges may and probably will vary. These prices were based on information obtained in 1995 and 1996.


The Corcoran Gallery of Art Museum - 17th Street and New York Avenue. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 4:30pm and on Thursday, 10:00am to 9:00pm. Telephone: (202) 447-9709.

Ford's Theatre & Lincoln Museum - 10th Street Between E & F Streets, NW. Building is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm with the exception of Christmas. Telephone: (202)426-6924.

The Hall of States Building - 444 North Capitol Street, NW. This building houses 32 state offices. For information call the Council of State Governments at 202-624-5386.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - 100 Raoul Wallenbert Place, SW (old 15th street between Maine Avenue and Independence Avenue). There is an entrance also on 14th Street, next to the Bureau of Printing & Engraving. Open 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 5:30pm Closed on Christmas. Permanent exhibition is recommended for ages 11 and up. Daniel's Story is recommended for ages 8 and up. The visit will take from an 1 1/2 to 3 hours. Currently tickets are required. Tickets can be purchased by telephone through Ticketmaster by calling 800-551-7328. The cost is $3.00/ticket + $1.25/order handling charge. Metro: Smithsonian on the blue or orange lines exit at 12th and Independence Avenue. Telephone: 202-488-0400.

The National Building Museum - Located: 401 F Street, NW, between 4th and 5th streets. Wheelchair access at 4th and G streets. Museum Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 4pm, Sunday noon - 4pm. Closed Thanks Giving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Pension Building hours: Monday through Friday (12:30pm), Saturday and Sunday (12:30pm and 1:30pm). Metro: Judiciary Square - Red line. Telephone: 202-272-2448.

The National Gallery of Art - 6th & Constitution Avenue, NW. Open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Sunday noon to 9:00pm. Sunday concerts are held at 7:00pm in the East Garden Court from October through June. Telephone: 202-737-4215.

The National Geographic Society - 17th & M Street, NW. Exhibits of famous scientific expeditions. Telephone: (202)857-7588.

The National Postal Museum - Located: 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE in the Washington City Post Office Building on Capitol Hill (next to Union Station). Hours: 10:00am to 5:30pm. Closed on Christmas. Free admission. Telephone: general number is 202-357-2700, for hearing impaired call 202-357-1729.

The Phillips Collection - the nation's first museum of modern art with free Sunday concerts. 1600-1612 21st Street, NW. Telephone: 202-387-2151.

The Smithsonian Institution

- For information, Call 202-357-1300

Anacostia Neighborhood Museum - 2405 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE

Arts & Industries - 900 Jefferson Drive, SW

Free Gallery of Art - Jefferson Drive & 12th Street, SW

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Independence Avenue and 7th Street, SW

National Air & Space Building - Independence Avenue & 7th Street, SW

National Gallery of Art - 4th Street between the Mall and Constitution Avenue, NW

National Museum of African Art - 950 Independence Avenue, SW

National Museum of American Art - 8th & G Street, NW

National Museum of Natural History - 10th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW

National Portrait Gallery - 8th & F street, NW

The National Postal Museum - 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Renwick Gallery - Pennsylvania Avenue & 17th Street, NW

Sackler Gallery - 1050 Independence Avenue, SW Telephone: 202-357-2700

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

Smithsonian Kite Festival - late each March on the Mall. Telephone: 202-357-3244

Hours: The museums are open daily, except Christmas, from 10:00am to 5:30pm (Air & Space 10:00am to 7:30pm). Extended Summer hours are determined annually. Metro: Smithsonian.

The Textile Museum - 11,000 textiles and 1,000 rugs. Located: 2320 S Street, NW. Telephone: 202-667-0441.

The Washington Dolls' House and Toy Museum - antique dolls' houses, dolls, toys and games. 5236 44th Street, NW. telephone: 202-244-0024.

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