The Islamic Center is at 2551 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. This facility for Muslim worship, education and culture contains a library of works about Islam and presents changing exhibitions. The minaret, about 160 feet high, and the mosaic inscriptions in Arabic of verses from the holy Quran are noteworthy. Tours that include talks about Islam by an officer of the center are available.
Note: Female visitors must cover themselves except for their hands, face and feet.