- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 24, 2008

Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Drive, Arlington. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. Admission free. 703/607-8000.

• Changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Starting every 30 minutes, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

14th and C streets SW. Visitor center: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Metro: Smithsonian. 202/874-2330.

U.S. paper-currency tours every 15 minutes 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Photo ID required. Bags not allowed on the tour. 866/874-2330.

Clara Barton National Historic Site

5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo. Admission and parking free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Tours on the hour, starting at 10 a.m. 301/320-1410, www.nps.gov/clba

• The home of the founder of the American Red Cross.

Department of the Treasury

15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. 202/622-0896.

• Saturday morning tours are available by reservation only and must be made through congressional offices.

FBI

10th and E streets NW. 202/324-3447.

• Tours suspended until further notice.

Jefferson Memorial

South bank of the Tidal Basin. 202/426-6841. Open 8 a.m.-midnight daily. Metro: Smithsonian.

• Museum exhibits 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Kennedy Center

F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 202/416-8340.

• Tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Free.

Lincoln Memorial

Constitution Avenue and 23rd Street NW. 8 a.m.-midnight daily. Metro: Foggy Bottom. 202/426-6841.

• Museum exhibits 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Michigan Avenue and Fourth Street NE. 202/526-8300.

• Guided tours. 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday

National World War II Memorial

17th Street between Constitution and Independence avenues NW. The public may visit 24 hours a day, but rangers are there to answer questions from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. daily. 800/639-4WW2.

Pentagon

• Ninety-minute tours for schools, educational organizations and other select groups by reservation only. Monday-Friday during normal working hours. No tours on weekends or Federal holidays. Reserve through Pentagon Tour Office 703/697-1776 or tourschd.pa@osd.mil.

Pope-Leighey House

Woodlawn, 9000 Richmond Highway (U.S. 1), south of Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, Mondays in March and select holidays March through December. Admission $3-$7.50. Combination ticket with Woodlawn $5, $13. 703/780-4000, www.popeleighey1940.org

• A Frank Lloyd Wright “Usonian” design — a modest, affordable, well-designed house of moderate cost that fits into its environment — commissioned in 1939 for a Falls Church location and since moved to Woodlawn. Tours every 30 minutes; last tour 4:30 p.m. Reservations required for groups of 10 of more or people with special needs. Reservations 703/780-4000, ext. 23.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial

West Basin Drive. Metro: Smithsonian. Open 24 hours daily. Interpretive ranger staff on hand to answer questions 8 a.m.-11:45 p.m. 202/426-6841.

• Site explores the legacy of the 32nd president, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Trolley tours

• Old Town Trolley’s two-hour day tours make 18 stops, including the White House, the Capitol and Arlington National Cemetery. Tours run 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. Fee: $32 for adults, $16 for older children, free for children younger than 3. Evening tours also available. 202/832-9800.

U.S. Capitol

First Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 202/225-6827.

• Tours available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free timed tickets can be obtained at 8:15 a.m. on the day of tour at the West Front of the Capitol.

• Exterior walking tours by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. 10 a.m. Monday. Meet at the Massachusetts Avenue exit of the Union Station Metro stop. $10. 202/543-8919, ext. 17.

U.S. Supreme Court

1 First St. NE. Open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 202/479-3030.

• Public lectures in the courtroom every half-hour 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. when the court is not hearing arguments. Public seating for arguments when the court is in session is on a first-come, first-served basis on the day the court meets. Call ahead to confirm court meeting location.

Vietnam War and Korean War memorials

Henry Bacon Drive and Daniel French Drive between Constitution and Independence avenues. 8 a.m.-midnight daily. Metro: Foggy Bottom. 202/426-6841.

Washington Monument

16th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202/619-PARK. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Timed tickets are available each day on a first-come, first-served basis at the 15th Street NW kiosk. 800/967-2283.

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. 202/537-6200. 10 a.m.-7:45 p.m. daily, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Docent-guided tours 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday. No tours on holidays. $3 adults, $1 children.

• Tea tours 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday. Call for reservations and fee. 202/537-8993.

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202/456-7041 or 202/456-2322.

• Public tours available Tuesday through Saturday if they are arranged with a congressional office and if the group has at least 10 persons.

White House Visitor Center

1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Admission free. 202/208-1631, www.whitehousehistory.org

• “James Hoban: Architect of the White House.” Nine-panel exhibition on an Irish-American success story, that of the man who built the White House, returned to rebuild it after the British burned it, then returned twice again to give it its columned porticoes. Through Nov. 2.

Woodlawn

9000 Richmond Highway (U.S. 1), south of Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday Mondays in March and select holidays March through December. Admission $3-$7.50. Combination ticket with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House $5, $13. 703/780-4000, www.woodlawn1805.org

• “America’s First Family Home,” built 1800-05 on 2,000 acres of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate for Maj. Lawrence and Eleanor “Nelly” Custis Lewis, the president’s nephew and Martha Washington’s granddaughter, respectively. Tours every 30 minutes; last tour 4:30 p.m. Reservations required for groups of 10 of more or people with special needs. Reservations 703/780-4000, ext. 23.

WALKING TOURS

WalkingTown DC, Spring Edition

Sponsored by Cultural Tourism DC, 1250 H St. NW, Suite 1000. 202/661-7581, www.CulturalTourismDC.org, www.WalkingTownDC.org.

• More than 80 free guided walking tours (and a couple of bike tours) of 18 established and emerging Washington neighborhoods, including Capitol Riverfront, H Street Northeast, Anacostia, Georgetown and Embassy Row. Sponsored by Cultural Tourism DC, a nonprofit coalition of more than 200 Washington cultural and neighborhood organizations. Complete schedule, with meeting places, times, and tour lengths, at the Web site. April 26, 27.

Washington Photo Safari

4545 Connecticut Ave. NW. 620

• Weekly photo safaris all around the Washington area. Call for schedule. Most tours $69-$119. Washingtonphotosafari.com or 877/512-5969.

Washington Walks

• Weekly walks in Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Lafayette Square, other neighborhoods. Call for schedule. Most tours $5-$10. www.washingtonwalks.com or 202/484-1565.

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