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Attractions of Washington, DC
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There are many attractions in the Washington, DC area, including Museums, monuments, memorials, important buildings, and parks. Here are a list of many that are within walking or public transit distance of the conference.


The International Spy Museum

The US National Archives & Records

The National Gallery

The Holocaust Museum

The United States Botanical Garden

The Smithsonian Institute, including the

Monuments & Memorials

The Washington Monument

The Jefferson Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial

The FDR Memorial

The new National World War II Memorial

The Korean War Memorial

The Vietnam War Memorial

The Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)

Important Buildings

The Whitehouse

The US Capitol Building

The US Supreme Court

The Library of Congress (actually the LoC is three adjacent buildings, the Thomas Jefferson Building is particularly atttractive)

Parks, Outdoors, & Animals

The US National Arboretum

Rock Creek Park

The National Mall

The National Zoo

The Arlington Cemetary

Tourist Information links for Washington, DC




    (This is a map with clickable information about tourist sites. It lists hotels with 1997 rates so don't be misled!)