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The DEA museum is pretty small. It is a lot of reading and there are approximately 4 videos playing on loops in different areas; all covering different topics. It appeared to me that the information dates up to 2013. It would have been better if...More
This a museum for learning, and it's relatively small. I stayed an hour or so and read everything about every exhibit. If you can only do some of it, I'd recommend the earlier history sections. Many people touring the National Mall take the subway to...More
My husband was in a conference so I took off on my own and being a therapist that deals with a lot of clients with substance abuse I thought this would be an excellent choice of museums, and I was right.
Extremely interesting and informative,...More
This is a great museum with a wealth of information. The gift shop has a lot of cool items for sale. You have to park in the garage across the street but it's only a dollar or two depending on how long you stay. They...More
Lots of interesting information about the DEA. Allows substantial time to visit as there is lots to see and read. It is only open from 12-4 PM on Tuesday through Friday so plan accordingly. There is also a gift shop with lots of interesting things...More
We really enjoyed this museum. It's relatively small, but packed with interesting stuff. Oddly, it's housed in the ground floor of a large office building. It's free to enter.
I would say it s a "must see" if you're staying in Arlington as we were....More
A nice small museum. Very informational. Not crowded. (We shareed the museum with about 4 other people.)
Give yourself about one hour to finish the museum. That includes reading most of the exhibits. There are videos playing, paraphernalia displays, and a few interactive modules.