The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense located in Arlington County, Virginia. As a way to represent the five different branches of the United States Armed Forces, this department building is shaped as a pentagon. On September 11th, 2001, American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, since then the building has been re opened for tours. Inside the pentagon holds a 9/11 memorial for the 184 lives lost on the flight.

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Special Requirements 

Arrive 60 minutes in advance to allow time for security. Must present a copy of confirmation email and identification for each member of the group. Large bags, food, beverages, and weapons are prohibited. Use of electronics is prohibited during the tour. Tour must be scheduled 14-90 days in advance.


1000 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC 20301-1000


Mon - Thurs: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: Closed


Free, but must be scheduled 14-90 days in advance

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