The Corcoran Gallery of Art - 17th Street and New York Avenue. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 4:30pm and on Thursday, 10:00am to 9:00pm. Telephone: (202) 447-9709.
Ford's Theatre & Lincoln Museum- 10th Street Between E & F Streets, NW. Building is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm with the exception of Christmas. Telephone: (202)426-6924.
The Hall of States Building - 444 North Capitol Street, NW. This building houses 32 state offices. For information call the Council of State Governments at 202-624-5386.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW (old 15th street between Maine Avenue and Independence Avenue). There is an entrance also on 14th street, next to the Bureau of Printing & Engraving. Open 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 5:30pm Closed on Christmas. Permanent exhibition is recommended for ages 11 and up. Daniel's Story is recommended for ages 8 and up. The visit will take from an 1 1/2 to 3 hours. Currently tickets are required. Tickets can be purchased by telephone through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 551-7328. The cost is $3.00/ticket + $1.25/order handling charge. It hoped that this practice can be terminated by the end of the summer. Metro: Smithsonian on the blue or orange lines exit at 12th and Independence Avenue. Telephone: (202) 488-0400.
The National Building Museum - Located: 401 F Street, NW, between 4th and 5th streets. Wheelchair access at 4th and G streets. Museum Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 4pm,Sunday noon - 4pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Pension Building hours: Monday through Friday (12:30pm), Saturday and Sunday (12:30pm and 1:30pm). Metro: Judiciary Square - Red line. Telephone: 202/272-2448.
The National Gallery of Art - 6th & Constitution Avenue, NW. Open daily from 10:00am to5:00pm, Sunday noon to 9:00pm. Sunday concerts are held at 7:00pm in the East Garden Court from October through June. Telephone: (202)737-4215.
The National Geographic Society - 17th & M Street, NW. Exhibits of famous scientific expeditions. Telephone: (202)857-7588.
The National Postal Museum - Located: 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE in the Washington City Post Office Building on Capitol Hill (next to Union Station). Hours: 10:00am to 5:30pm. Closed on Christmas. Free admission. Telephone: general number is 202/357-2700, for hearing impaired call 202/357-1729.
The Phillips Collection - the nation's first museum of modern art with free Sunday concerts. 1600-1612 21st Street, NW. Telephone: 202/387-2151.
The Textile Museum - 11,000 textiles and 1,000 rugs. Located: 2320 S Street, NW. Telephone: 202/667-0441.
The Washington Dolls' House and Toy Museum - antique dolls' houses, dolls, toys and games. 5236 44th Street, NW. telephone: 202/244-0024.
The Smithsonian Institution - For information, Call (202)357-1300