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The Pentagon

1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA 20301-1400
+1 703-228-3988
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The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are housed in the massive Pentagon, whose five wedge-shaped sections represent the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA 20301-1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised that there are public tours to such important organization, even for foreign tourists. A tour is easy to reserve and is a well-spent time. The guides provide a lot of interesting facts, sprinkling them with great jokes

1  Thank Rolshchikov-Dmitry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently I got to tour the Pentagon. It was a wonderful visit. Our tour guides were knowledgeable, engaging, etc. The ease of entry through security wasn’t bad either. It would have been good to have a stop at gift shop after your complete.

Thank dlocke78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are lucky enough to take a tour, it is amazing. I wish that we would have had more time with our tour guide to look at the details of the different branches of service and the pictures that we were rushed by.

Thank Marc I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been inside the Pentagon, but the building is massive! Make sure you take the time to see this building!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We passed it on the way to The Arlington National Cemetery. I've seem pictures but never realized how huge it really is

1  Thank Billy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First and foremost call ahead and make reservations.Be sure everyone in your party has proper ID. Each hallway highlights a different era or branch of service or recent military operation. You will walk a good distance at a reasonable pace (considering your tour guide is...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first saw the Pentagon as a schoolboy in 1956, but did not get inside until I was a Navy Ensign on my way to Vietnam in 1968. Since then, I had several tours of duty there as an officer and civilian. It is an...More

1  Thank DrChipB
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Haven't went inside but the building is nice and the memorial to 9-11 deaths is nice. If your in the area stop by the memorial.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 29 October 2017

First off the place is hard to find from the mall. Had to ask a lot of people. Tour is more talk than show. Walking down a hallway is no big deal.. You see nothing great.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visited the outside of the building. We did not get to go inside, but had a friend explain the design and purpose of the building to us. Very cool!

Thank Sheila T
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15 September 2017|
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Response from BrummieWelsh | Reviewed this property |
if you go onto the pentagon tours website and then click on "Tour Guidelines" it states: At least one form of proper identification, which must be current and contains a photograph, is required for visitors age 18 and older... More
15 September 2017|
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Response from BrummieWelsh | Reviewed this property |
Hi - when you arrive at the Pentagon metro station, there are signs pointing to the Visitor centre. it is literally outside. When we visited there were Pentagon staff directing people. There are signs saying no photography... More
Derek D
2 August 2017|
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Response from Bigaitch27 | Reviewed this property |
Free. But you need to book well in advance due to security clearance .