The WAMU 88.5 tour provides visitors with a fun and educational behind-the-scenes look at how a public radio station operates. The tour will include a visit to the WAMU's radio production studios, performance spaces, and work areas.
Details & Directions
Click here to make a reservation for a station tour.
Scheduled tours are held Monday-Friday between noon and 3 p.m.
Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours in advance. Contact our WAMU community engagement office at 202-885-2816.
A group may be a minimum of eight persons and a maximum of 20 people per tour.
When making reservations please indicate if anyone in your party may require special assistance.
The tour will last for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Get off at Van Ness Metro (Red Line). Use the east exit (to your right). When you get to street level, Connecticut Avenue will be on your left. Walk half of a block and WAMU 88.5 will be on your right. Above the building entrance, you will see "American University".
Metered street parking is very limited but available. The closest parking garage is the Landmark Parking Garage one block from WAMU 88.5. The parking garage is connected to Van Ness Center (4301 Connecticut Ave NW) and Giant Food. The entrance to the garage is located off Veazey Terrace NW. The parking rates for the garage are as follows: $7 (up to 1 hour); $11 (1-2 hours); and $13 (3+ hours).
Recommended for school grades 8th and up.