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The Pentagon

1400 Defense Pentagon, Washington DC, DC 20301-1400
+1 703-571-3343
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The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense are housed in the massive Pentagon, whose five wedge-shaped sections represent the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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1400 Defense Pentagon, Washington DC, DC 20301-1400
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"walking backwards"
in 33 reviews
"office building"
in 39 reviews
"honor guard"
in 13 reviews
"memorial chapel"
in 13 reviews
"military history"
in 22 reviews
"military personnel"
in 15 reviews
"security clearance"
in 12 reviews
"air force"
in 20 reviews
"armed forces"
in 19 reviews
"inside the building"
in 17 reviews
"great tour"
in 44 reviews
"no photography"
in 12 reviews
"months in advance"
in 21 reviews
"entire tour"
in 15 reviews
"tour guides are"
in 13 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 9 reviews
"metro stop"
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised that there are public tours to such important organization, even for foreign tourists. A tour is easy to reserve and is a well-spent time. The guides provide a lot of interesting facts, sprinkling them with great jokes

1  Thank Rolshchikov-Dmitry
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Recently I got to tour the Pentagon. It was a wonderful visit. Our tour guides were knowledgeable, engaging, etc. The ease of entry through security wasn’t bad either. It would have been good to have a stop at gift shop after your complete.

Thank dlock748
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

If you are lucky enough to take a tour, it is amazing. I wish that we would have had more time with our tour guide to look at the details of the different branches of service and the pictures that we were rushed by.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I have never been inside the Pentagon, but the building is massive! Make sure you take the time to see this building!

Thank Brandi T
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We passed it on the way to The Arlington National Cemetery. I've seem pictures but never realized how huge it really is

1  Thank Billy G
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

First and foremost call ahead and make reservations.Be sure everyone in your party has proper ID. Each hallway highlights a different era or branch of service or recent military operation. You will walk a good distance at a reasonable pace (considering your tour guide is...More

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I first saw the Pentagon as a schoolboy in 1956, but did not get inside until I was a Navy Ensign on my way to Vietnam in 1968. Since then, I had several tours of duty there as an officer and civilian. It is an...More

2  Thank DrChipB
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Haven't went inside but the building is nice and the memorial to 9-11 deaths is nice. If your in the area stop by the memorial.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

First off the place is hard to find from the mall. Had to ask a lot of people. Tour is more talk than show. Walking down a hallway is no big deal.. You see nothing great.

Thank Don C
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visited the outside of the building. We did not get to go inside, but had a friend explain the design and purpose of the building to us. Very cool!

Thank Sheila T
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Margaret D
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
No, not that I’m aware of
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Joanna489
20 February 2018|
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Response from Marc I | Reviewed this property |
My application took about a month. I would call and see if you can find out a status. Look for the Tour Information Desk online. This is well worth the tour if you can get clearance.
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mkarias1
4 January 2018|
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Response from Edward B | Reviewed this property |
The tour ran about an and hour. Rich with documented Department of Defense displays. the very size of this truly huge facility is stunning. We saw a vast amount of information. Most memorable for me was the composition of... More
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