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Release No: 916-05
September 06, 2005

9-11 Pentagon Tours Announced

The Pentagon Memorial site and the Americas Heroes Memorial located inside the building will be opened to the public for the first time since the events of Sept. 11, 2001, on Saturday, Sept.10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT.

Honor Guard tour guides will lead tours and take questions during this special four-hour period. A model of the proposed Pentagon Memorial will also be on display.

Tours will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Due to security measures, no photography is allowed on the Pentagon reservation. Also, visitors are asked to not bring large backpacks with them on the tour. Participants are encouraged to take the Metro to the Pentagon stop on the Blue and Yellow lines. After exiting the Metro, follow the signs around the south side of the Pentagon to the security area on the west end of the parking lot. Visitors driving to the tour should park in local commercial lots in Pentagon City and approach the Pentagon by the Hayes St. parking lot tunnel. For more information on the tour, please call (703) 697-1776.

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