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Apr
24
Wed
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Apr 24 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 24 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night. The production also has been featured in local schools and at the White House.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area not included on the Capitol Tour. It does not visit the Senate Chamber.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 24 @ 6:45 pm

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.”

This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Apr
25
Thu
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Apr 25 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area not included on the Capitol Tour. It does not visit the Senate Chamber.

One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 25 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night. The production also has been featured in local schools and at the White House.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Journey to the stars as you learn how Congress has supported space exploration. Then create your own stellar keepsake. Meet behind the Statue of Freedom. 30 minutes.

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area not included on the Capitol Tour. It does not visit the Senate Chamber.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 25 @ 6:45 pm

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.”

This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Apr
26
Fri
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Apr 26 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area not included on the Capitol Tour. It does not visit the Senate Chamber.

This Day in History Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

It’s Arbor Day! Learn how Julius Sterling Morton began Arbor Day in April 1872 in the state of Nebraska, where he encouraged citizens to plant trees. Then, make a tree-inspired art activity. Meet at the Julius Sterling Morton statue, near the entrance on the upper level.

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area not included on the Capitol Tour. It does not visit the Senate Chamber.

Apr
27
Sat
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Apr 27 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 27 @ 10:15 am

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.”

This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Journey to the stars as you learn how Congress has supported space exploration. Then create your own stellar keepsake. Meet behind the Statue of Freedom. 30 minutes.

Apr
28
Sun
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Apr 28 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Apr
29
Mon
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Apr 29 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area not included on the Capitol Tour. It does not visit the Senate Chamber.