The MCI Center is one of Washingtons newest attractions. Home to the NBA Wizards
and the NHL Capitals, the MCI Center contains the National Sports Gallery, the American
Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame and the Discovery Store.
Completed in 1997, the MCI center is more than just the new home
of the NBA Wizards, WNBA Mystics, NHL Capitals and the Georgetown Hoyas, it is a family
oriented sports complex. Visitors can participate in the exhibits and interactive sports
skill games at the National Sports Gallery, a 25,000 square-foot gallery within the MCI
Center, or take a guided tour of the arena that includes the team locker rooms, the arena
floor and the press room.
Sportsfans can also pay homage to the people who covered great sports moments by
visiting the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame.
Besides sports related activities, people can browse around the three floors of the
Discovery Channel Store; an amazing store filled with educational displays and activities.
Visitors can also familiarize thamselves with Washington by watching the "Destination
DC" film presented by the Discovery Channel.
It also has the Hubble
Observatory, a giant ant colony and a cast of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton ever
Check the box office for tickets and game schedules.