We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Backpacks

VANCOUVER
Level Contributor
290 posts
4 reviews
Save Topic
Backpacks

Which places are backpacks not allowed and are there lockers provided?

Silver Spring...
Level Contributor
10,740 posts
Save Reply
1. Re: Backpacks

Every website I've looked at the for local tourists sites has a section which addresses this.

Phillips Collection:

Coats and Backpacks

The Phillips offers its visitors complimentary coat check service in the lobby. Backpacks are not allowed in the galleries and should be checked as well.

phillipscollection.org/visit/…index.aspx

Smithsonian:

www.si.edu/visit/security_and_policies.htm

Capitol Building:

visitthecapitol.gov/Visit/…

You will be able to find info on websites under visitors' info or security/policies, that sort of thing.

Mentioned in this post
The Phillips Collection
The Phillips Collection
1,263 Reviews
Washington DC, DC
Washington DC...
Level Contributor
20,839 posts
50 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Backpacks

NOT taking a backpack as you are a tourist will speed you along most places. At minimum they will require you to submit it for a brief search. A few places will make you check it, depending on how big it is. A few places will let you bring it in but not wear it while walking around inside. At the Capitol Visitor Center, you cannot bring in any food or drink, amongst other things.

Phoenix
Destination Expert
for Phoenix, Pinetop-Lakeside
Level Contributor
2,981 posts
341 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Backpacks

No backpacks allowed at the White House and there are no lockers.

Mentioned in this post
White House
White House
6,858 Reviews
Washington DC, DC
4. Re: Backpacks

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 03 April 2011, 06:46