First Time trip to DC

May 19th, 2008, 07:17 PM
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Thanks for the info, Doc, especially the time involved. I don't think I want to spend that long on dinner this trip, but it sounds like it could be a fun time in the right circumstances.
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Jul 8th, 2008, 12:42 PM
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Can anyone tell me anymore about the Spy Museum. Where is it located? How expensive is it? Can you walk to it if you are downtown? Thanks/
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Jul 8th, 2008, 12:49 PM
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The website will answer all of your questions re the Spy Museum.
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Jul 8th, 2008, 01:11 PM
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I went to the Spy Museum last August with two visiting cousins and it was interesting, BUT it was too crowded to be enjoyable.
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Jul 10th, 2008, 04:39 AM
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Check out the Kennedy Center...

we saw Shear Madness and it was hilarous!!!
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Jul 10th, 2008, 07:00 AM
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One of the most moving museums I have ever been to is the Holocaust Museum in DC. I think it would be very educational for teens to see, to really understand the horrors of what happened during WWII.

Also try taking a duck are driven around DC in a "duck" vehicle that was used a lot during WWII. The best part is that the vehicle can float in water too (hence "duck"). You get some great views of the monuments from the Potomac so I highly recommend this tour.
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Jul 19th, 2008, 12:59 PM
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My grandson wants to visit the Holocaust Museum, too. Do they have a website I can visit for info. Thanks.
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Jul 19th, 2008, 01:22 PM
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How old? For younger kids, it might be too intense to see the full museum but there's an excellent side exhibit that's called "Daniel's Room" specifically for the younger set.
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Jul 19th, 2008, 01:25 PM
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Make that Daniel's Story.

And I'd forgotten that no regular passes are needed.
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Jul 19th, 2008, 01:28 PM
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Lots of good advice. Also consider this thread
Jul 26th, 2008, 06:17 AM
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Jaleo was delicious! My kids didn't want to eat there, so I went by myself. My waiter wasn't very helpful, but a woman at the table next to me made some suggestions. I don't remember the names, but will tell you what they were. One was sausage with white beans---delicious!! the other was baby eggplant in (I believe)rumesco sauce. It was well worth it and I would recommend to anyone in DC. Also, the Spy Musuem was nice, but a little pricey. Considering there is so much free here, $79 for 3 kids and 1 adult seemed like a lot. It was different though, interesting, and the kids really liked it.
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