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DEA Museum & Visitors Center

700 Army Navy Dr, DEA Headquarters, Arlington, VA 22202-4207
+1 202-307-3463
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Interesting but not very current

The DEA museum is pretty small. It is a lot of reading and there are approximately 4 videos playing... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Beth_K_KS
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Olathe, Kansas
via mobile
Provides perspective on drug use

This a museum for learning, and it's relatively small. I stayed an hour or so and read everything... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Birdy509
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Arlington, Virginia
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700 Army Navy Dr, DEA Headquarters, Arlington, VA 22202-4207
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Beth_K_KS
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Birdy509
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this museum. A lot to read and extremely informational although such sad history and statistics.

Thank cindylX334QJ
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank pamelaL74
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Right across from the pentagon is a little known museum at the DEA offices. Detailing the history of drug use in the United States, it is an interesting and educational museum to visit.

1  Thank Linellpb
Reviewed 22 October 2016

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

Thank Forensic_Lady
Reviewed 23 September 2016

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

Thank PsychRN12
Reviewed 8 August 2016

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

1  Thank dhoag123
Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you want to understand how drugs have impacted the world over the centuries this is a must see. If you have an interest in drug law enforcement this museum is a must.

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

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. My...More

Thank winnsmash
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