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2020 O St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5912
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Dupont CircleWashington DC Metro4 min
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

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Avoid the stress of renting a car and navigating on your own on this bus tour of Washington DC. A guide provides entertaining historical context, as you pass more than 50 of the city’s iconic landmarks, including the White House, Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, and National Mall. Unlike most city bus tours, a small group size ensures you have the guide's full attention for questions and comments.
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Connie H wrote a review Aug 2020
Ajijic, Mexico35 contributions45 helpful votes
So much of Washingto DC is closed due to COVID but that did not stop us from having fun on our vacation there. No matter how much time is allocated to doing a Treasure Hunt at the Mansion on O, you will wish that you had more. Looking for the secret passage doors was my favorite,however I did not find a single one, but my sister spotted 7! Each room is decorated differently from the next; we ooohed and ahhhed our way thru the Mansion. Highly recommended if you adore quirky places.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Lena H wrote a review Jan 2020
Bowie, Maryland298 contributions69 helpful votes
There are allegedly 100 rooms and 86 hidden doors. We spent 2 hours and only found 5 doors max. By the end of our 2 hour exploration session my head was spinning from the tightness of this place, all the things that jump at you, and effort to find a hidden door. I thought I would pass out. Also, be prepared to pay $30 per person, including a 1 year old baby. They will charge for a newborn also - we were told it's the policy. I also thought it was a little unsanitary. You can rent a room in this place, but they let people roam about in these rooms to try to find the hidden doors. Can you imagine staying at a place where everything has been touched by multiple visitors of the museum?
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Date of experience: January 2020
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LeahT352 wrote a review Dec 2019
Roslyn, New York25 contributions54 helpful votes
Not really sure where to begin! A huge mansion in the heart of conventional DuPont Circle that was actually 5 separate homes combined. The space is filled with ephemera, junk, eclectic tat, vintage “stuff”, rock n roll memorabilia and a whole lot of kitsch! The idea is a scavenger hunt to find the 70+ hidden doors, passage ways and staircases that interconnect the buildings. My children absolutely loved this place and were on a mission to complete the assignment of finding as many doors as possible. My husband was more conventional and found the piles of detritus, souvenirs and books bizarre and a “fire trap”! If you can overlook the fact that it’s not a gallery, museum or full of high end antiques, then the experience is pretty fun for an hour or so.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Kendra wrote a review Dec 2019
Pennsylvania4 contributions
It was awesome! So many eclectic things to look at and secret doors to find. You could visit multiple times and never see it all. It was a bonus that we could enjoy a drink while walking through the place.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Luke C wrote a review Dec 2019
Vienna, Virginia79 contributions60 helpful votes
It's safe to say there's nothing like this place. Enjoyed exploring the mansion, seeing the collection, log cabin, wine cellar room, hidden doors and passages. Such amazing hospitality. Would have liked to play some of the pinball machines. Maybe I needed to bring quarters. Great place for a party.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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