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May
20
Mon
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
May 20 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

May
21
Tue
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
May 21 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
May 21 @ 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. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and Emancipation Hall. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

Outdoor Tour of the Capitol Grounds @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday through Saturday. Reservation holders may pick up passes at either Information Desk on the lower level. Same-day passes may be available at the South Information Desk.

 

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 21 @ 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. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

 

May
22
Wed
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
May 22 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
May 22 @ 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. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and Emancipation Hall. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

Outdoor Tour of the Capitol Grounds @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday through Saturday. Reservation holders may pick up passes at either Information Desk on the lower level. Same-day passes may be available at the South Information Desk.

 

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 22 @ 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. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

 

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
May 22 @ 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.

May
23
Thu
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
May 23 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

Family Program May @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Before emails and text messages, there were dots and dashes. Discover the telegraph’s place in Capitol history. Then use sound to share your own coded message. Meet outside the South Gift Shop. 30 minutes.

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 23 @ 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. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and Emancipation Hall. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

Outdoor Tour of the Capitol Grounds @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday through Saturday. Reservation holders may pick up passes at either Information Desk on the lower level. Same-day passes may be available at the South Information Desk.

 

Family Program May @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Before emails and text messages, there were dots and dashes. Discover the telegraph’s place in Capitol history. Then use sound to share your own coded message. Meet outside the South Gift Shop. 30 minutes.

Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
May 23 @ 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. Get a pass at the North Information Desk. Tours begin at the benches by the Slave Labor Commemorative Marker.

 

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
May 23 @ 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.