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Historical Society of Washington, DC

801 K St NW, at Mount Vernon Square, Washington DC, DC 20001-3746
+1 202-249-3955
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Wow, what a great event space!

Just left a catered party at the Carnegie Library at 801 K street. Great interior space and... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
barymad
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bethesda, md.
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Cool temporary exhibits-nice architecture

They have a variety of changing temporary exhibitions in a wonderful old building. Amazing DC... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
bearbranchgirl
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., Collects, interprets, and shares the history of our nation's capital. Founded in 1894, it presents exhibitions, programs, and events to celebrate the city's heritage and maintains thousands of historical materials accessible to the public through the Society's Kiplinger Research Library. The Society is located in the historic Carnegie Library, Washington's former public library. The Beaux Arts building is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Guided group tours are available on request.
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10 Sep 2016
“Wow, what a great event space! ”
16 Mar 2016
“Cool temporary exhibits-nice architecture”
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801 K St NW, at Mount Vernon Square, Washington DC, DC 20001-3746
Downtown / Chinatown
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+1 202-249-3955
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Just left a catered party at the Carnegie Library at 801 K street. Great interior space and beautiful environment for any formal occasion. Magnificent restoration of a classic building.

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

They have a variety of changing temporary exhibitions in a wonderful old building. Amazing DC research library with small displays in there too.

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Reviewed 9 January 2016

A very informative exhibit of major new projects being planned or built in various sections of the city. Inspires you to want to consider moving to one of these areas.

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Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

Wonderful gift shop! All things White House, run by the White House Historical Association. Everything is made in the U.S.A., not in China (thank you, Bernie Sanders!). Love their annual official Christmas tree ornament series!!

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

The library is located just across the Convention Center and close to Chinatown. Beautiful old style architecture and very well preserved. There is a nice garden around the library with an interesting sculpture. It houses the Historical Society of Washington DC research library and exhibits.

1  Thank HelenaGuerra
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