The Octagon Museum

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Facility:The Octagon Museum
Description:The oldest museum in the United States devoted to architecture and design, the Octagon Museum enables the American Architectural Foundation to increase public awareness of the power of architecture and its influence on the quality of our lives. This building was designed by Dr. William Thornton for Col. John Taylor III, and was constructed between 1799 and 1801.
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Address 1:18th Street and New York Avenue
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City:Washington D.C.
State/Province:DC
Zip Code:20006
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Hours:Open Tue-Sun 10-4
Admission:Tour fees are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children and senior citizens. Arrangements must be made in advance.
Telephone:(202) 638-3221
Website:http://www.archfoundation.org/octagon/
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