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Washington D.C. Points Of Interest

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Welcome to the 1998 Washington DC Points of Interest Guide. Click on the pictures to read about our featured items or scroll down and select from our list of points of interest in the DC area.   Find out what activities are currently running at the sites, hours of operation and inside tips.

MCI CenterMCI Center

The new MCI Center is much more than just the home of Washington's sports teams, it is a family activity complex. Housed inside the MCI Center is the National Sports Gallery and Discovery Channel:Destination DC, an incredible three structure that simulates a journey from the Earth's core to outer space.

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The JFK Center For Performing Arts

With six stages, two  restaurants and gift shops, the JFK Center for the Performing Arts is constantly buzzing with activities. Look for the JFK Center's open house this summer featuring free concerts, shows and activities.

 
The MCI Center
Home to the Washington Wizards, Capitals and  Mystic - this new addition to the downtown DC area is a marvelous place to catch a game. In addition to the National Sports Gallery and the  Discovery Channel superstore, visitors can take a tour of the arena's facilities including the players' locker rooms and arena floor.   

The National Sports Gallery
The MCI National Sports Gallery (in the MCI Center) features interactive games and skills activities as well as an impressive collection of sports memorabilia. Play one on one vs. your favorite NBA star in the "Virtual Reality Basketball" exhibit.

The National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society is filled with interesting interactive games and activities. Completely free of charge, visitors can view exhibits in the Explorers Hall, Geographica or Earth Station One, the 72- seat amphitheater.

C&O Canal
April through October, National Park Rangers dress in 19th century clothing and lead tours down the canal on mule-drawn barges. A huge hit with children, Rangers tell stories and answer questions on life during the 1900’s.

The National Aquarium
The National Aquarium is the first public Aquarium ever built in America. Located across the Ellipse on Constitution Ave., it is only a five minute walk from the White House.

The Hard Rock Cafe
Dedicated to serving up some tasty fare with a rock-n-roll atmosphere. Known around the world for their collection of music memorabilia.

Planet Hollywood
Owned by some of Hollywood's most fascinating (famous)  people. This restaurant delivers good food and sensory overload for movie buffs.

Washington D.C. Convention Center
In town for a conference? Check out some of the data on the facilities and upcoming events .

     


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