Washington DC

Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon, located in Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. Tour his home, pay your respects at his and Martha’s tombs and visit the new Ford Orientation Center. Learn about George Washington’s exceptional life and accomplishments through interactive displays and a short film at the educational […]

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Library of Congress Jefferson Building

The Library of Congress Reading Rooml The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is perhaps the most magnificent building in Washington DC. The design of the building holds some of the richest public interiors in the United States, and its structure is a classical work of art. When it was finished some people actually […]

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United States Capitol

Capitol Building This is the building that has defined the Washington DC skyline since the present dome was completed and topped with the statue of Freedom in 1863. Sonshine Educational Tours can arrange for your group to tour this iconic building. The tour begins with a short movie in the new Visitors Center and includes […]

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Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court building The Supreme Court is the head of the Judicial Branch of our Constitutional government. The nine justices of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate for life. Customized Smithsonian field trips can also include: [catlist id=3 numberposts=-1 template=list-only]

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Washington Monument

Washington Monument At 555 feet 5 and a quarter inches, this is by far the tallest structure in Washington DC. In fact, at its completion in 1884, it was briefly the tallest man-made structure in the world and is still the tallest free standing masonry structure. It is only fitting that the tallest structure in […]

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