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  • tinacaro
    United States81 contributions
    Took my 9yo. She enjoyed the trip. She thought Jefferson’s library was very cool.

    We had timed tickets but arrived 30 minutes early and were allowed in.

    Gave my kid a scavenger hunt to do while looking around, which she loved.
    Written 13 January 2024
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  • Tony C
    Sutton, UK21 contributions
    My wife wouldn't choose to see too many historical tourist places but this 1 hr free tour was the perfect balance for her. I could stay longer to hear more of American history.

    It was fascinating to see the statues and architecture of this wonderful building steep in history.

    We visited the Rotunda, the first chamber for debate and the Crypt.

    Book your place in advance to guarantee your peace but definitely worth a visit.
    Written 4 December 2023
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  • dkallen
    Cookeville, TN27 contributions
    Quiet little gem. Great video about recent families who have lived in the White House telling what they found exciting about being in the White House. Great little shop; has past White House ornaments. Not all years, but they have several to choose from. Great sitting area if someone in your group needs to rest. Clean restrooms. Close to Reagan Building where you can get a quick lunch.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • Freedom37641188431
    Long Beach, CA20 contributions
    It's a beautiful building with a large library, a small museum, and 31 "period" rooms - parlor rooms from different centuries, etc. The most impressive to me was the "attic" room full of old children's toys, and the NJ room made from the interior of a ship - along with the stained glass windows and ship furniture. They open before most other buildings, at 8:30. Plan to stay an hour and then head over to the White House Visitor's Center a "short" walk away.
    Written 4 October 2023
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  • hoferge
    Denver, CO11 contributions
    Visited in Jan 2020. It sounds like a large portion of the museum are being renovated so only one main room was open to tour. Still, it was interesting to learn about how it was built and see a select number of very old Shakespeare items.

    More than the building and Foundation, I attended mainly to see “The Merry Wives of Windsor,”’which was produced with great comedy and and setting in the 1970s. A very memorable night. It is playing through Feb 2020.

    Easy to walk to from the subway.
    Written 24 January 2020
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  • dkallen
    Cookeville, TN27 contributions
    Convenient food court. Has a few choices. Typical foods as found in food courts. Can sit down and eat inside. You go through typical security check. Wasn’t crowded the day we visited.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • Jacob H
    Indianapolis, IN355 contributions
    Attended Awesome Con. Nice large facility and easily accessible by metro, which made attending quite convenient.
    Written 24 July 2023
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  • JNykamp
    Grand Rapids, MI2 contributions
    Lots of neat DC paraphernalia… But watch out that they don’t overcharge you! I told the cashier that my mug was 699 instead of the 999 that she rang it up at… She insisted it wasn’t. At that point it was already wrapped and people were lining up behind me so I let it go… Lo and behold!
    Written 4 August 2021
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  • aavct90
    Simsbury, CT276 contributions
    What a beautiful building! You can enter for free and there are tours available if you choose to partake, but it isn't a requirement. The library has an incredible selection of books and there is artwork and other artifacts throughout the different floors. There were plenty of staff to guide as you walked along as well. The bathrooms were clean too. The DAR should be proud of their headquarters - they are a special find.
    Written 2 January 2024
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  • kcslatts
    Malibu, CA339 contributions
    A very interesting place. Stopped here because we had wanted to see an original "Federalist Papers" they have on display, very cool. This coupled well with our visit to the National Archives were we saw the Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Great day of History. Here is a quick bit of info off their website as to what they are about. Love the DC history!

    The Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America's founders—the Center will seek to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the Constitution to its central place in the political life of  the nation.
    Written 29 June 2017
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  • Prawet J
    Washington DC, DC13,366 contributions
    The Visitor Center can be easily access by buses and Metro (Green and Yellow lines). It is on the second floor of the building right next to Ben's Chili Bowl. There are some information about the history of U street and the historic movement of blacks in Washington D.C. The major attraction of the Center is Ben's Chili gift shop. If you have time and just curious about what is there and want to buy some of Ben's and D.C. souvenirs, stop by while you are in the area.
    Written 17 January 2017
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  • smitty237
    Columbia, SC442 contributions
    Several months ago on a Saturday, the Sky Club was closed for renovations. On this return trip, it was open during the week. They are still working on it.

    Despite temporary walls and plastic sheets, the staff did an outstanding job of making me feel welcome.

    The rest rooms had just been redone and were very nice.

    Tables with various food items were set out for snacking. I enjoyed the grapes in the coolers.

    I look forward to my next trip to see the finished product.
    Written 6 May 2018
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