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Old Town Trolley Tours® of Washington DC Route Map & Stops
How the Tour Works
Click On Stop Numbers Below to Find Out All that Washington DC has to Offer
stop 1 stop 2 Library of Congress stop 3 US Botanical Gardens 4 stop 5 fdr memorial stop 6 Lincoln Memorial stop 7 stop 8 Natural History Museum stop 9 Fords Theatre stop 10 The White House stop 11 National Archives stop 12 Woodrow Wilson House stop 13 National Zoo stop 14 National Cathedral stop 15 Georgetown stop 16 Lafayette stop 17 stop 18 stop 19 stop 20
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Union Station

Postal Museum

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  Smithsonian National
Postal Museum
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Union Station & Smithsonian Postal Museum
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Union Station
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Washington DC Union Station interior
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Welcome to Washington DC! The spectacular Union Station was originally designed to be the gateway to the city and since it opened over 90 years ago, has become the most visited site in DC. Its unique architecture makes it popular for photos. Locals, tourists and even presidents make it a point to visit this magnificent historic mall and train station. Two levels feature over one hundred fabulous stores and offer shopping of every kind, from clothing to jewelry, gifts, toys, souvenirs and more. Snacks, treats and casual meals are available in the food court and several other restaurants provide delicious international fare. There’s also a 9-screen, state-of-the-art cinema on the lower level. Various cultural events and exhibits are held at Union Station throughout the year, attracting guests from around the globe. With more than 25 million people stopping in to browse, shop or just experience the excitement at Union Station each year, it still acts as the gateway to our nation’s capital.

Approximate Time to Allow: 1 hour

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Journey back to the days of the Pony Express, see first-hand how the mail was delivered in colonial America, through times of war and into the present day. At the the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, visitors learn about the amazing history of the American postal service and how it evolved to become what it is today. Located on the lower level of the old Post Office Building just next door to Union Station, the building was constructed in 1914 and served as the Washington DC post office until 1986. Today, visitors from around the world come to learn about the role the postal service has played in shaping our country. Six galleries offer interactive, engaging exhibits including three airmail planes flying overhead, a railway car and a stagecoach.
Thousands of stamps, postal artifacts and historic displays are also a main attraction. There’s also a museum shop and stamp store. Explore, discover and admire the significant lifeline of our nation’s postal service; it’s a memorable stop during your visit to Washington DC.

John Lennon stamp collection
John Lennon's
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Approximate Time to Allow:
1 hour
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