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



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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.

Tasting at Dumbarton Series

Are you ready to step back in time and learn about popular foods of early America? Bring your camera and your appetite as we give you a history and tasting of traditional Colonial treats!

Thurs, Oct 22, 6pm –  A Taste of Chocolate

Thurs, Nov 12, 6pm – Taking Tea

Tues, Dec 10, 6pm – An Early American Christmas

Join in on one tasting ($15 members, $20 general public) or purchase a Tasting Series Pass to attend all three sessions ($40 members, $45 general public).