Ford's Theatre celebrates the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and explores the American experience through theatre and education.
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world with millions of books in its collection.
The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building and on of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world.
The home to the President of the United States, the site was selected by George Washington in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792, and a completed design submitted by Irish born architect James Hoban was chosen.
The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia. As a symbol of the U.S. military, ""the Pentagon"" is often used metonymically to refer to the U.S. Department of Defense rather than the building itself.
The National Archives houses documents relative to the history of the United States. The Rotunda of the National Archives Building displays the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence.
The George Washington Masonic Memorial is more than a colossal memorial and museum. It is a tourist attraction and destination; research center and library; community center; performing arts center and concert hall; banquet and celebration site; and meeting site for local and countless visiting Masonic lodges and organizations.
The Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden is located in the heart of the Historic District of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
National Cathedral is the highest point in D.C. Tours, Worship services, live music, shopping and more.
Historic Mount Vernon invites visitors to sip wine while watching the sunset on George Washington’s home!