- The Washington Times - Saturday, March 6, 2004

WHEN YOU GO:

Location: The “America on the Move” exhibit is at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Admission: Free

Parking: On-street metered parking is limited. The closest Metro stations are Federal Triangle and Smithsonian on the Orange and Blue lines.

Note: “America on the Move” is a new permanent collection at the museum. It tells the story of American history through innovations in transportation, which changed how communities lived, where people worked and how they traveled. It is appropriate for all ages. The museum features gallery talks every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. These tours focus on a particular feature of the display. Docent-led tours also are available Tuesday through Friday at 1:30 p.m. Group programs are available by reservation.

The exhibition features its own gift shop, with everything from commemorative items to books on America’s drive-in restaurants to toy Volkswagen Beetles.

More information: 202/633-3717 or www.si.edu.

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