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Address: 1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA 20301
Phone Number: 703-228-3988
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are housed in...
The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are housed in the massive Pentagon, whose five wedge-shaped sections represent the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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A lot of walking

The memorial is beautiful , a must see the only thing is there is no parking and you have to walk very far to get to it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Sign up ahead of time for the guided tour. Bring your ID and be prepared to walk, a lot! Our guide walked backwards the entire time, she was awesome! The Pentagon is something to see. It is like it's own city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The memorial is beautiful , a must see the only thing is there is no parking and you have to walk very far to get to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This took time to book and even longer to get inside but was well worth it. Our booking was not confirmed until about 48 hours before the scheduled booking so that might be worth keeping in mind. Also worth knowing is that the parking was crazy. We had to park in the mall and walk quite some distance to get... More 

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Pittsburgh, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This was our first time visiting the Pentagon and we were completely amazed and in awe of it! Our Honor Guard escort was excellent and we were totally surprised by it's vastness and overall containability of the building. The security was quite intimidating, as it should be! I would have loved to be able to see all the behind the... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

You have to reserve ahead of time for a tour of the Pentagon in order to pass clearance. You cannot walk up and take a tour so be prepared. The tour was wonderful and it's amazing to see the inner workings of the building. It truly is its own city. There is a place inside that is a memorial to... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We requested our pentagon tour and got accepted the day we were flying out to DC. We were excited to learn more about the heart of our military and felt honored to be able to tour the pentagon. The Honor Guard that showed us around made it interesting and funny! They are anxious to answer any question and are very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There's really nothing to see or do at the pentagon. You can get a good view of the building by driving across the 14th Street bridge. But I wouldn't waste time stopting there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Awesomely secure make sure that you bring your patience and two forms of identification if selected to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

As Brits we had to book well in advance and didn't get approval until we had entered the country. Photography is prohibited during the tour although you can take pictures in the waiting area. We arrived early, as always, and managed to join a group one hour earlier that programmed. There were approximately twenty in our group and our ceremonial... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our tour was part of a group the Southeast Asia ASA Veterans Assoc. We had to arrive about an hour before tour time to clear security (like the airport only more diligent) - leave your shotgun and the pocket knife Grandpa gave you in the car otherwise you may not ever see the knife again - the shotgun will guarantee... More 

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Additional Information about The Pentagon

Address: 1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA 20301
Phone Number: 703-228-3988
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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