U.S. Department of State
The Department of State offers a fine arts tour of the building's eighth floor, featuring the Diplomatic Reception Rooms. This interesting tour explains the historical and diplomatic significance of the rooms and their furnishings.
The drawing rooms house some of the most beautiful period furniture in Washington, among the finest in the United States. This $50 million collection of museum-quality American furniture and decorative arts is truly one of the best-kept secrets in the city.