Old Post Office Tower, Washington DC

At 315 feet this is one of the tallest buildings in D.C.

At 315 feet this is one of the tallest buildings in D.C. Enter through the food court and take the elevators to the 270-foot observation deck for excellent views of D.C. Bell-ringing practice is held on Th 7PM-8PM.























About Old Post Office Tower

 12th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

 +1 202 606-869


Old Post Office Tower and Nearby Sights on Map

Ronald Reagan Building

It's not clear whether the small-government Republican would enjoy having one of the biggest, most expensive recent federal buildings ($768 million), filled with agencies like USAID and U

National Aquarium

Located in the basement level of the Department of Commerce building, the National Aquarium is much smaller than the one in Baltimore

Freedom Plaza

Named in honor of Martin Luther King Jr who penned his famous 'I have a Dream' speech at the Willard Hotel on this square, the Freedom Plaza is a popular space for political protests and events in Washington DC

National Museum of American History

Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of American History showcases the social, political, cultural, and scientific heritage as well as economic and military history of the United States

Ford's Theater

Ford's Theatre in Washington DC is a National Historic Site that is preserved as the site of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth on 14-April 1865

U.S. Navy Memorial

The United States Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue NW is an open-air monument that honors those who have served and are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marine

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Asia is a rather large place, and a tour through these Asian Art museums is a bit like a travel from Japan to Turkey

National Museum of Natural History

The real show stoppers here are the gargantuan, complete dinosaur fossils, and you won't have to search to find them! Further into the museum you'll find displays of world cultures, meteorites, mineral samples, and the evolution of life from beginnings to today

National Archives

The National Archives preserves documents of national and historical importance such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, an original version of the 1297 Magna Carta, Articles of Confederation, the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, the Emancipation Proclamation, declassified top secret documents related to the Cold War, and collections of photography and other historically and culturally significant American artifacts

National Museum of Women in the Arts

This is the world's only museum devoted to art made by women