ICON solar house tours in Washington, D.C. are Oct. 9-13 and Oct. 15-18

The University of Minnesota ICON Solar House will be open for public tours on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9-13 and Oct. 15-18.

The University of Minnesota student team is one of only 20 university teams from around the world that will reconstruct their house on the National Mall in October and participate in the competition.

Other events include an Opening Ceremony on Oct. 8 and an awards ceremony on Oct. 16. The University of Minnesota team will travel to Washington, D.C., and begin rebuilding their house on the mall on Oct. 1.

Map of Solar Village on the National Mall. The University of Minnesota is house #118.

Full schedule of Solar Decathlon events.