700 Constitution Ave., Washington 20408
Daily 10:00am- 5:30pm
Archive-Navy Memorial (Yellow and Green lines)
Mondays and Wednesdays 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m ;
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8:45 a.m. to 9 p.m.;
Saturdays 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Open until 9 p.m.
The National Archives is a popular spot with adults because of the historical
documents on display. Most kids won't appreciate the significance of the displays, so
a quick trip is probably in order if you're toting tots.
Many people go to the National Archives in order to trace their family history. The
genealogical facilities here are probably the best in the country.