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Not too many folks know about the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the Department of State. The rooms are used for entertaining and are filled with 18th and 19th century furniture and paintings. All the rooms are beautiful in their own way and have features to...More
I registered for the US Department of State Diplomatic Reception Rooms tour twice, as the first confirmed tour was cancelled the day before my flight departure due to “events planned after your request was made or other security requirements within the building”. As such, I...More
we were pretty disspaointed in this tour.We got there 20 minutes early and there was armed security all over the front entrance.They told us to wait outside for the rest of the tour.only 2 other people showed up which i should have taken that as...More
Incredible collection of American furniture from the 17-18th Centuries. The displaces in the formal reception rooms on the 8th floor, are magnificent, beautiful and treasures of our history.
The 45 minute tour takes you to this "museum" in the State Department building will not disappoint...More
We got a private tour of 7 diplomat rooms used by the Vice-President and Secretary through our Senators office. Incredible historical items and collections in each room. Mostly furniture, Chiba and portraits but all very old. Interesting fact is that all the ornate items are...More
I didn't know that visitors were allowed at the Department of State until I saw it listed on my Congressman's website. So I booked a tour through the Department of State's tour office (which was very easy) and they confirmed it the same day.