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.
WASHINGTON DC - OTHER PLACES
Other Places of Interest
The National Aquarium - 14th Street between Constitution Avenue & D Street, NW. Tanks filled with fish, frogs, alligators, sharks etc... Open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm exception of Christmas. Admissions: Adults $1.00, Senior Citizens & Children under 12 50 cents. Telephone: 202-377-2825.
Zoological Park - 3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Grounds open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00pm from May 1 through September 15. Buildings are open from 9:00am to 4:30pm during the winter months & from 10:00am to 6:00pm during the summer months. Telephone: 202-673-4717.
Plantations and Historic Mansions
The Dumbarton Oaks - 1703 32nd Street, NW. Gardens open daily from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Museum open Tuesday through Sunday fro 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Both are closed on Federal Holidays and December 24, 25, and January 1. Admission to garden: $1.00; Senior Citizens free on Wednesdays; Children 12 and under free. Telephone: 202-338-8278.
Mount Vernon - Home of George Washington. Open to the public daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm from March through October & at 4:00pm from November through February. Admission: Adults $7.00 Children ages 6 to 11 $3.00, Children 6 & under free, Senior Citizens $6.00. Special prices or groups of school children, youth groups & senior Citizens. A group is defined as a minimum of twenty adults or twelve students (grades 1 - 12). Telephone: 703-780-2000.
The Octagon House - 18th and New York Avenue, NW. Architectural exhibits. Served as James Madison's White House following the destruction of the real White House by the British in 1814. The Treaty of Ghent was signed here, ending the War of 1812. Open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm/Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00pm. Closed Monday. Telephone: 202-638-3105.