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FBI Headquarters

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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This was a fantastic tour. Book through your Congressperson well in advance so you can get this tour because it's one of the best in the District. This tour was only recently reopened after a hiatus as a result of 9/11, and it has been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

My family and I booked the tour through our congressman and it was one of the highlights of our whole trip. It is fantastically displayed, well put together, very informative and RIGHT THERE in the FBI headquarters! We watched agents playing basketball and exercising, they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

My wife and I visited the FBI on Oct. 18th for the 1:30 PM tour. We went inside the visitors center at 1:15, and were told by one of the women, in a projected voice, to come back at 1:30. We went outside, and re-entered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Must apply through Senator or Congressional representative at least one month in advance to go on tour. Meet FBI personnel, see how a sting operation works (just try to find the cameras!), help solve a bank robbery, and if your timing is good, you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had arranged several months before our visit for a tour of the FBI Experience through our Senator. We found out we were accepted the day before we left for Washington DC. My wife is very interested in the FBI so this was a must-do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We stopped for a photo near the building as we walked past to get to the International Spy museum, it looks a bit dated, but worth a pit-stop to see this famous building.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

tour was taken on august 23, 2018, with 3 children, 11, 13, and 15. Check FBI experience website for information on how to get a tour and rules, try to apply for tour at least a month before your visit. As others have said, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Marc D
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This was started about 2 years ago. The walk through of the museum is interesting and some interesting artifacts. The retired agents are well worth talking with throughout the self guided tour. The real story comes we talking with the agents and is far more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank stevenhT1980VU
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This tour was great! What a gem. Our young kids enjoyed how interactive it was, and the adults learned things as well. We had a retired analyst as our guide, who was super friendly and helpful. If you can get tickets I suggest going because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank laura_happy
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Another traveler told us this wasn't worth going to. Not sure what tour he took because our FBI Experience tour was awesome! So many things to see & do, and the guides (retired FBI agents) were so knowledgeable & friendly - I could listen to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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8 December 2018|
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Response from Marc D | Reviewed this property |
According to the f b I experience web site, all visitors must be u s citizens, or have a valid green card. Unfortunately, non u s citizens are not eligible for the f b I tour, as of December 2018. You might be interested... More
24 August 2018|
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Response from Nathan W | Reviewed this property |
It’s interactive. I’d say it’s more geared towards families with young children but my wife was in a conference all day and I still enjoyed the experience solo. There are different rooms/exhibits where you can see how the... More