- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 23, 2000

LOCATION:

1411 W St. SE

DIRECTIONS:

From the Mall, go south on Ninth Street to Interstate 395 north. Exit onto Interstate 295 south across the 11th Street Bridge, exit onto Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, turn left on W Street SE and go three blocks to the visitors center parking lot.

PARKING:

Free. A small lot is located next to the house, and on-street parking is available in the neighborhood.

RESERVATIONS:

Visitors are encouraged to call ahead and make reservations for the hourly tours through the house. To make a reservation, call 800/967-2283 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

TIMES:

The house is open daily except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Spring and summer hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., fall and winter hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADMISSION:

$3 per person; $1.50 for adults 62 and older; free for children 6 and younger.

INFORMATION:

202/426-5961

AVOID:

Taking a stroller or active toddler. The house has two stories and is located on a steep hill, so there are many stairs to traverse. Children must be able to follow instructions and refrain from touching items on exhibit.

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