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Voice of America Studio Tour

330 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20237-0001
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Interesting behind-the-scenes tour

One of the staff members of Voice of America conducts this tour. You get to see a couple of radio... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
G407R
via mobile
Have walked by this building many times...just saw the signs this time

about a 45 minute tour.. offered mosts days at noon. Some confusion.. sign outside said... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2017
Kathy K
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Greenville, North Carolina
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The Voice of America Studio Tour offers a unique glimpse into the world of international broadcasting where guests can view live television and radio broadcasts during an interactive studio tour! Tours are Monday through Friday at 12:00pm and 3:00pm and begin at the entrance at Independence Avenue and 3rd Street SW. Reservations for large groups and walk-ins are welcome!
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Oct 27, 2017
“Interesting behind-the-scenes tour”
Feb 11, 2017
“Have walked by this building many times...just saw the signs this time”
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330 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20237-0001
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

One of the staff members of Voice of America conducts this tour. You get to see a couple of radio studios and a television studio. There is a brief video presentation about what VOA does and the tour guide explains how they go about producing...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

about a 45 minute tour.. offered mosts days at noon. Some confusion.. sign outside said reservations recommended.... but then not possibble to get on website... apparently they are changing the way they do tours.. including the door you go in (on C street not Independenc)....More

Thank Kathy K
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

I want on a school trip. Our was extremely boring and slow. He gave great info, but it was just to much. The two hours of standing killed my feet. I personally love radio, and the VOA was a huge disappointment.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great tour of VOA! Discovered just how many languages VOA delivers news in and all the world areas that depend on VOA for unbiased news. It's a short tour loaded with good info for anyone, but especially for news geeks and broadcast students. They also...More

Thank 2D1B
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The Voice of America offers an American perspective on global events. The various language services. My visit was to the URDU Service, where the team and staff met with great enthusiasm and energy.

Thank AmirJahangir
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

These tours do seem to vary from day to day but I had emailed sometime before leaving the UK and was booked onto one of the tours - would certainly recommend booking if possible. It is obviously a little known tour as there were only...More

1  Thank SWeaver12
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

We went on this tour because it was raining cats and dogs and is very close to the Federal Center SW metro. However the security was the most intense of all bldgs this trip, and seemed unwarranted. We saw more of the bldg on our...More

2  Thank SharpElbows
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

I had seen this tour in the DC tourism booklet. showed up at noon one day, and as has been mentioned before, had to knock on the door, and ask the guard if there was a tour. he came back and said yes, but I...More

2  Thank llittle
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

On our recent visit to DC we signed up for this tour on the advice of friends. As other reviewers have mentioned the tour isn't well known but the tour and the building are worth a look. If you are interested in how we communicate...More

3  Thank Head-mama
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Reviewed 19 February 2013

We stumbled across VOA in a guide book and when visiting the website to find our more about it - realized that tours were available. They advertise 2 tours daily - 12 noon & 3pm - but since tours are not in high demand, they...More

1  Thank ctfamof4
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