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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Washington DC Tourism Information

900 Ohio Drive, SW - Near the Jefferson Memorial and the Potomac River
Telephone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro stop: Smithsonian 
 
Park rangers are available from 8 a.m. to midnight every day except Christmas Day. There are no fees to visit any of the monuments or memorials in the park.
 
701 E Basin Drive SW - Across the Potomac River
Telephone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro stop: Smithsonian 
 
At the Swan Boathouse, you can rent a paddle boat to cruise on the Basin.
 
900 Ohio Drive SW
Telephone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro Stop: Smithsonian 
 
The memorial is staffed from 8 AM to midnight every day (except December 25th) by park rangers who are available to answer questions and present interpretive themes.
 
West Potomac Park at the foot of 23rd Street NW
Telephone: (202) 426-6895
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro Stop: Foggy Bottom or Smithsonian 
 
Arlington, VA 22209
Telephone: (703) 289-2500
Hours: Open daily; 6 AM - 12 AM
Metro Stop: Rosslyn or Arlington National Cemetery
 
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 123
Telephone: (202) 737-2300
Hours: Open daily; 9:30 AM – 5 PM
Metro Stop: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter
 
Henry Bacon Drive & Constitution Avenue NW
Telephone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro Stop: Smithsonian 
 
17th Street SW
Telephone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro Stop: Smithsonian 
 

Museums

1849 C Street NW - C Street between 18th and 19th.
Telephone: (202) 208-3100
Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Metro Stop: Farragut West or Federal Triangle
 
Advance reservations are required for building tours given on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2PM. The Museum, tours, and public events are free of charge. Upon entry, guests are required to present a photo ID and pass through security.
 
511 10th Street NW - 10th Street between E & F Streets.
Telephone: (202) 426-6924
Hours: Open daily; advanced reservations are required.
Metro Stop: Metro Center
 
800 F Street NW
Telephone: (202) 393-7798
Hours: Open daily; 10 AM to 6 PM
Metro Stop: Gallery Place Chinatown
 
401 F Street NW, between 4th and 5th streets. Wheelchair access at 4th and G streets.
Telephone: (202) 272-2448
Hours: Open daily; 10 AM – 5 PM
Metro Stop: Judiciary Square
 
1145 17th & M Street
Telephone: (202) 857-7700
Hours: Open daily; 10 AM – 6 PM
Metro Stop: Gallery Place Chinatown or Judiciary Square
 
1811 R Street NW
Telephone: (202) 265-6280
Hours: Monday-Friday; 9 AM – 5 PM
Metro Stop: DuPont Circle
 
2 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Telephone: (202) 633-5555
Hours: Daily; 10 AM – 5:30 PM
Metro Stop: Union Station
 
1600 21st Street NW
Telephone: (202) 387-2151
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday; hours vary
Metro Stop: DuPont Circle
 
Smithsonian Complex
Telephone: 1 (800) 766-2149
Hours: Days and hours vary
Metro Stop: Smithsonian
 
The Smithsonian Museum Consortium includes eighteen different museums, galleries, and zoos in Washington DC. All exhibits are free to the public. Please note that the National Museum of African American History and Culture requires ticketed entry. For more information on how to obtain tickets, feel free to visit their website here. Our office does not offer tickets for this museum.
 
2320 S Street NW
Telephone: (202) 667-0441
Hours: Wednesday – Monday; hours vary
Metro Stop: DuPont Circle
 
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Telephone: (202) 488-0400
Hours: Open daily; 10 AM – 5:15 PM
Metro Stop: Smithsonian
 
Permanent exhibition is recommended for ages eleven and up. Daniel's Story is recommended for ages eight and up. Only the Permanent Exhibition requires a timed entry pass to begin the self-guided tour of the Museum's primary exhibition. Passes are free and are not required for the Museum's other exhibitions, memorials, resources and facilities.
 

Points of Interest

301 14th Street SW
Telephone: (202) 874-2330
Hours: Monday – Friday; hours vary
Metro Stop: Smithsonian
 
Admission is free and no tickets are required from August 29 through March 6, 2017. Tours run every fifteen minutes from 9 AM – 10:45 AM and 12:30 PM – 2 PM, Monday-Friday.
 
330 Independence Avenue SW
Telephone: (202) 203-4990
Hours: Monday – Friday; tours begin at 12 PM
Metro Stop: Federal Center SW 
 
The Voice of America Studio Tour is a behind-the-scenes look at live broadcasting in radio, television, and the Internet in several of the 44 languages used by the VOA. Tours are free to the public, guided with audio and video features, and last 45 minutes. Reservations are recommended but not required.
 
15th Street SW
Telephone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Metro Stop: Smithsonian
 
Public tours of the Washington Monument are suspended indefinietly due to structural renovations. 
 
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Telephone:
(202) 456-7041
Metro: McPherson Square
 
Public tours of the White House are available. Requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress.  These self-guided tours are available from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM Fridays, and 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM Saturdays (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted). Tour hours will be extended when possible based on the official White House schedule. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to six months in advance and no less than three months in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. All White House tours are free of charge.