Thursday, March 19, 2009

Washington DC - Day 2

Monday, March 16th 2009 - Our 2nd Day in Washington DCThere are some georgous buildings downtown DC. This was our walk to Fords Theatre and The Wax Museum.

West Elm - Didnt have time to go in, but the building was beautiful.
This is the house across the street from Fords Theatre where President Lincoln died.

Our ticket.

Inside Fords Theatre, the box where President Lincoln was shot.

Inside the box where he was shot.

We toured the house where he died.
This is the bed he died in.

This is the wax museum. Me with President Bush...We all looked awful, walking in the rain with hats on and off... Made my hair look crazy!
President Lincoln

Ahhh...I am being interogated!

My sisters and I with the Kennedys. We dressed up in the coats.

The Rock - I soooooo wanted to jump on him. Rarrrr! ;)

Amanda with Tom Cruise - There were so many...from presidents to movie stars...I would reccommend going here. It only cost about $18 per person but it was so neat and well worth it.

After the Wax Museum we ate at the Hard Rock Cafe...which was very cool! Yummy food too.
This is when we went to one of the Smithsonians - These are on of the pairs of Ruby Slippers wore in The Wizard of Oz. My sister is a collecter of Wizard of Oz, she has even met some of the munchkins, we used to go to the Wizard of Oz festival in Chesterton Indiana every year when we were little. She still goes.

Medical Wagon used in the Spanish American War in the 1800's


This was neat but sad to see... These were support beams that were in the Twin Towers on September 11th. They were from the 17th floor.

Liberty Bell.
This is the Metro Station. If you are planning on ever visiting, you can buy a day pass to the Metrorail and it takes you all over DC. It saves a lot of walking for only $7.80 a day. I fell asleep on it a few times. ;)


Taryn said...

You guys sure had fun! I have never been to the wax museum . . . but I have been to see the Ford theater- how cool! I don't think we got to go into the building Lincoln died in . . . that would have been cool. Chris has never been to DC- hopefully someday!

Lois Christensen said...

I love Washington and have been there 3 times since I'm married and one time with my parents, when I thought it was completely boring. But fell in love with it since!! I have never been to the places you have in this post. Will defintely be planning a trip back to check out The Ford Museum!! Thanks for the pictures!

Xazmin said...

Looks like an amazing time! I LOVE anything U.S. history. I was trying to pay attention to it all, but I couldn't help myself from jammin' to the music - I'm a hip-hoppin' fool!

Ha! Just kidding. The music is fun.


Alicia said...

I love museums like that especially the wax figures!