Directions

 

Address

1411 W Street SE, Washington, DC, 20020

The visitor center and a free parking lot are at the bottom of the hill near the intersection of W and 15th Streets SE. Check in at the visitor center at the beginning of your visit.

 

Public Transportation


Rail:

Use the Green Line and get off at Anacostia Station. When disembarking the train, follow signs to exit the station on the "Howard Road" and "Buses" side. It is approximately 3/4 miles from the station to the site.

  • If taking a bus, get on the B2 to "Mt. Rainier" or "Bladensburg Rd., V St. NE," or get on the V2 to "Minnesota Ave" or "Capitol Heights Station." There is a bus stop directly in front of the site at the corner of W and 14th Streets.
  • If walking, take a right on Howard Road (walk 1 block), take a left on Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue (walk 3 blocks), and take a right on W Street (walk 4 blocks to the site's visitor center).

Visit WMATA for fares and route details.

Bus:

The B2 and V2 buses service the corner of W and 14th Streets, directly in front of the site. The 90, 93, A42, A46, A48, P1, P2, and P6 all drop off within two blocks of the site.

Visit WMATA for fares and route details.

 
Driving

A free parking lot is on-site at the intersection of W and 15th Streets SE.

From the National Mall:
Travel east on Independence Avenue and continue southeast on Pennsylvania Avenue after passing the U.S. Capitol. Turn right on 11th Street SE. Follow 11th under I-695 and across the river, then continue straight onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE. Go three blocks on MLK, then turn left onto W Street SE. Take W Street SE for four blocks. The parking lot will be on your right.

From I-495/95 Beltway:
Take either exit 2B to get onto I-295 North or exit 22B to get onto I-295 South. See further directions below.

From I-295 South:
Take exit 1C for Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE. Take a left at the stoplight onto MLK and go straight through the next stoplight. Go three blocks and turn left onto W Street SE at the stoplight. Take W Street SE for four blocks. The parking lot will be on your right.

From I-295 North:
Take exit 5C for Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE. Take a right at the stoplight onto MLK and go straight through the next stoplight. Go three blocks and turn left onto W Street SE at the stoplight. Take W Street for four blocks. The parking lot will be on your right.
 

Last updated: April 30, 2017

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Mailing Address:

1411 W Street SE
Washington, DC 20020

Phone:

(202) 426-5961

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