Washington, D.C. audio tour: Greenway Quartet: The Grove

About the Tour

Shaken by the events in the U.S. Botanic Garden, your guide has decided to stop investigating the phenomenon in D.C.'s parks. But other forces conspire to pull her back in.

Join your guide on the final installment of this four-part fictional walk series that takes you from the U.S. Navy Memorial, through the Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden, and then to the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

Many of her questions will be answered, but at what cost?

Tour Producer


Kate Gorman

Kate Gorman is a writer and artist working in immersive audio. She wants to enrich people’s understanding of how they interact with the built environment and encourage exploration of the boundary between reality and fiction and what is visible or hidden.

Major Landmarks

  • U.S. Navy Memorial

  • National Archives Building

  • J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building

  • Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden

  • National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

Directions to Starting Point

The route starts at the Archives-Navy Mem'l-Penn Quarter Metro exit, near the intersection of 7th Street and Indiana Avenue NW.

The Archives-Navy Mem'l-Penn Quarter Metro stop can be reached via the Yellow and Green lines on Metro Rail. It can also be reached via Metro Bus on the 70, 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 34, and 36 lines. There is also a Capital Bikeshare pickup/drop off point one block north at the corner of D Street and 8th Street NW.

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Places to stop along the way

U.S. Navy Memorial, National Archives Building, J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building, Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden, National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

Best time of day

Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Exercise caution when crossing streets. This route includes one flight of steps.


Preview mode limited to first 3 locations.