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Educational Resources & Tours in Washington, DC

Washington, DC is a hub of diversity and history, ripe with educational opportunities.

From the museums, monuments and memorials on the National Mall to its neighborhood streets, DC is filled with stories and knowledge that inform both our present and our future. Introduce your students to the nation's capital and the vibrant history and heritage within through both in-person and virtual resources.

Your Guide To...

Your Guide to Visiting the National Native American Veterans Memorial

The inspiring new memorial dedicated to indigenous veterans is a bea...

Your Guide to Visiting Planet Word

DC’s newest museum showcases the immense power of language through i...

Your Guide to Visiting the New International Spy Museum in Washington, DC

We’ve got everything you need to know about the new home for one o...

Your Guide to Visiting the Glenstone Museum

Art, architecture and landscape come together at this fascinating in...

Visiting the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC

Check out the only museum in the world solely dedicated to women in ...

How Can I Tour the Monuments & Memorials in Washington, DC?

No trip to Washington, DC is complete without touring our celebrated...

Can I Tour FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC?

Yes, you can tour the FBI Education Center, but visits require up to...

Can I Tour the Pentagon?

Yes, fill out an online tour request at least two weeks and within 9...

How Can I Tour the White House in Washington, DC?

Everything you need to know about planning a visit to the country’s ...

Guide to Visiting Arlington National Cemetery

Pay respects to thousands who have given their lives in the name of ...

Additional DC History Resources

DC Public Library: Conversations About Race

Resources about race for all ages that belong on every reading List

DCPS’ Equity Strategy & Programming Team

Recommended readings and resources for race, racism, and anti-racism

Permits to Demonstrate in DC

Learn more about how to demonstrate in DC

The National AIDS Quilt

Honoring friends and loved ones who had died of AIDS

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser

Learn more about the first woman to be re-elected as the mayor of Wa...

Trailblazing Leader: Kamala Harris

Learn more about the first female Vice President

Trailblazing Leader: Barack Obama

Learn more about the 44th President of the United States

Getting Around DC

DC Metro Accessibility

Discover how the DC metro is is accessible

Requesting a Wheelchair Accesible Taxi in DC

To reserve a trip on a wheelchair accessible taxi vehicle this is wh...

Getting to Washington, DC

Make your way to the nation’s capital with the following transportat...

Accessibility Information in Washington, DC

DC prides itself on being an accessible city.

How Do I Get Around Washington, DC?

Here are the best options for traversing the nation’s capital.

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