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MCI Center


The MCI Center is one of Washington’s 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 assembled.

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