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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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Good Tour; Lots of Walking

If you can secure a tour reservation, then you should definitely go. Once you enter the Pentagon you soon realize how big it is. The tour is well narrated and is all walking. i... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Winchester, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Went to see this in July 2014 - I thoroughly enjoyed the tour as there are lots of interesting facts and artworks inside, but the majority is corridors. By all means go see it but if you don't like walking through corridors a lot then don't!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I'll keep this short. Unless you like hallways, don't bother! Yes, it was nice to see the memorial grounds. Yes, it was also kinda cool to see the decorated military guides walk backwards while talking the entire time but those were the only things that made the trip here worth it. I wasn't expecting to see a drone bomb targets... More 

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San Dimas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This tour would not be interesting for little kids, but our teenagers and adults loved it. It is full of lots interesting information, deals, as you would expect, mostly with branches of the military. Just be aware that this guided tour is all walking and they keep you moving along, so there is no time or place for sitting down.... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you can secure a tour reservation, then you should definitely go. Once you enter the Pentagon you soon realize how big it is. The tour is well narrated and is all walking. i think you walk about 1.5 miles in total. The hallways you enter are filled with information on the walls and pictures, models, etc. Read fast because... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a 50 minute tour of very long corridors, lined with potentially interesting exhibits, photographs and information that you are given no time to stop at. Some of the narrative from the young serviceman was interesting - the Pentagon has its own air supply and food stocks to keep employees fed for 6 months on lockdown - though the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Personal tour by a family friend who works there. The memorial area are was so humbling. Ate lunch at the courtyard. Cool feeling to be inside the most secure building in the country.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Obviously the security of the Pentagon is important. But it has been made so important this isn't worth visiting as a tourist. No pictures are allowed except at the memorial, and you really can't get close to the building. It is interesting to walk around it and get a sense of the scale of it but I wouldn't go out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have toured the Pentagon 3x times and I learn amazing things each visit. I have an amazing respect for all the people who work here and protect our freedoms. Book early- this is a "must do" item if in the area

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Woodway, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As a veteran and my husband the son of a career military man, we thought it would be great to visit the Pentagon and get a glimpse of the center of it all. You do get a glimpse, like from a fast moving train. It was interesting going through all the levels of security screening, becoming reacquainted with the hurry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The historical significance a coupled with the shear size of the facility make it an good visit if you have the time. I toured long ago as a child but I have had the opportunity to visit professionally on several occasions and I do enjoy it. It is simply impressive to see the home of our military and to appreciate... More 

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