A Historic House Museum c. 1800 & Headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America


A visit to Dumbarton House offers guests a unique opportunity to view one of the finest examples of Federal period architecture in the U.S., along with its impressive furniture and decorative arts collections. They take away a clear idea of what life was like in the earliest days of our nation’s capital.

Dumbarton House is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm with the last entry at 2:45 pm. Guided tours are available if scheduled in advance. Call 202-337-2288 to schedule a tour.

Spring Volunteer Training Schedule:

  • March 7th, 10am-2:30pm
  • March 10th, 6:30-8:30pm
  • March 18th, 6:30-8:30pm
  • March 22nd, 10am-2:30pm