- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 17, 2007

TOURS

Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Drive, Arlington. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. 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 Southwest. Visitors 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 free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Tours on the hour, starting at 10 a.m. 301/492-6245.

• The 1997 discovery of Clara Barton’s 1861-1868 Office to Locate Missing Soldiers.

Department of the Treasury

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

• Tours suspended until further notice.

FBI

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

• Tours suspended until further notice.

Hillwood Museum and Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave. NW. Reservations required. 202/686-5807.

Jefferson Memorial

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

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

Kennedy Center

F Street and New Hampshire Avenue Northwest. 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 Northwest. 8 a.m.-midnight daily. Metro: Foggy Bottom. 202/426-6841.

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

Montpelier

James Madison’s home and burial place on Route 20, four miles south of Orange, Va. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily for tours. Admission $3.50-$7.50. 540/672-2728.

Mount Vernon

George and Martha Washington’s home and burial place at the south end of George Washington Memorial Parkway includes 25 new expanded galleries and theaters. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. November-February. $6-$13, children under 5 admitted free. 703/780-2000.

National Archives

Pennsylvania Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets Northwest. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial. 202/501-5000.

• Museum housing the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution with Bill of Rights.

National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Michigan Avenue and Fourth Street Northeast. 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 Northwest. The public may visit 24 hours a day but rangers will be on hand to answer questions from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. daily. 800/639-4WW2.

Pope-Leighey House

9000 Richmond Highway, south of Alexandria. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 703/780-4000, Ext. 27.

Pentagon

• Limited group tours available. Public tours suspended until further notice. 703/695-3325.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial

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

• Site explores the legacy of the 32nd U.S. 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. $32 adults, $16 children, free for children under 3. Evening tours also available. 202/832-9800.

U.S. Capitol

First Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. 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. Metro: Foggy Bottom. 202/426-6841.

Washington Monument

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

Washington National Cathedral

Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest. 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 are 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. 202/208-1631.

• Open 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

WALKING TOURS

Washington Photo Safari

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

Washington Walks

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

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