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*[http://www.corcoran.org/ Corcoran Gallery of Art] - 500 17th Street, NW, $8 *[http://www.corcoran.org/ Corcoran Gallery of Art] - 500 17th Street, NW, $8
*[http://www.asia.si.edu/ Freer & Sakler Galleries] - National Mall at 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Free Admission *[http://www.asia.si.edu/ Freer & Sakler Galleries] - National Mall at 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Free Admission
 +*[http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/ Hillwood Museum and Gardens] - 4155 Linnean Ave NW, $12
*[http://hirshhorn.si.edu/ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden] - National Mall at 7th St and Independence Ave SW, Free Admission *[http://hirshhorn.si.edu/ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden] - National Mall at 7th St and Independence Ave SW, Free Admission
*[http://www.spymuseum.org/index.asp International Spy Museum] - 800 F St NW, $16 *[http://www.spymuseum.org/index.asp International Spy Museum] - 800 F St NW, $16
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*[http://www.nmafa.si.edu/index2.html National Museum of African Art] - National Mall at 950 Independence Ave SW, Free Admission *[http://www.nmafa.si.edu/index2.html National Museum of African Art] - National Mall at 950 Independence Ave SW, Free Admission
*[http://www.nmai.si.edu/ National Museum of the American Indian] - National Mall at 4th St and Independence Av SW, Free Admission *[http://www.nmai.si.edu/ National Museum of the American Indian] - National Mall at 4th St and Independence Av SW, Free Admission
 +*[http://www.nmwa.org/ National Museum of Women in the Arts] - 1250 New York Ave NW, $8
 +*[http://www.npg.si.edu/ National Portrait Gallery] - 8th and F Sts NW, Free Admission
 +*[http://postalmuseum.si.edu/ National Postal Museum] - 2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Free Admission
*[http://www.phillipscollection.org/ Phillips Collection] - 1600 21st St NW, Admission Varies by Exhibition (Currently $12) *[http://www.phillipscollection.org/ Phillips Collection] - 1600 21st St NW, Admission Varies by Exhibition (Currently $12)
*[http://americanart.si.edu/renwick/index.cfm Renwick Gallery] - 1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Free Admission *[http://americanart.si.edu/renwick/index.cfm Renwick Gallery] - 1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Free Admission

Revision as of 19:18, 5 January 2007

We're starting the travel page for ALA Annual 2007 in Washington DC. Below is a rough skeleton of a document. Feel free to add sections.


Contents

Travel/Getting around DC/Logistics

ALA Conference site

Maps

Google Maps

Public transportation

StationMasters Online - A guide to Metrorail station neighborhoods.

Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority - Includes a Trip Planner. Type in your departure and arrival addresses and WMATA will tell you the best way to get there using buses or metro.

Free wireless hotspots

Hotels

American Youth Hostel International - 1009 11th Street NW. $32/night ($3 discount if you are a member). Dormitory style hostel. Wheelchair-accessible. Breakfast included.

International Guest House - 1441 Kennedy St NW. $30/night. Mennonite-run. No private rooms/baths. Must be able to use stairs. Breakfast included.

William Penn House - 515 East Capitol St. SE. $40/night. Quaker-run. No private rooms/baths. Must be able to use stairs. Breakfast included.

Restaurants


Vegetarian/Vegan restaurants

Coffee (no Starbucks please!!)

  • Java House - 1645 Q Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Mocha Hut - 1301 U St. NW
  • Murky Coffee - 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
  • Soho Tea & Coffee - 2150 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Sparky's Cafe - 1720 14th Street, NW
  • Steam Cafe - 1700 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

Libraries

Bookstores and Infoshops


Things to see and do

Museums