Groups & Specialty Tours

“You have nourished my soul.”
A visitor comment following a curator-led tour of Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House offers a variety of tour options for your group. For more information or to register, contact Education@DumbartonHouse.org or call
202-337-2288 ext. 222.

Docent-Led Museum Tour

Let a trained interpreter share with you the history of Dumbarton House with a private group tour.

  • Duration: Approximately 45 minutes
  • Group size: Minimum 10 persons and maximum 40
  • Cost: $8 per person
  • Groups must register as least two weeks in advance
  • A $25 deposit (non-refundable) is required to hold your reservation

Concert and Docent- Led Museum Tour

Enjoy a chamber music concert after your tour of Dumbarton House

  • Duration: Approximately 2 ½ hours
  • Group size: Minimum 10 persons and maximum 40
  • $8 per person
  • 10:30am tour followed by a Noon music concert with reserved seating for your group
  • Only available on Tuesday June 6, 2017. Fall 2017/Spring 2018 dates coming soon!
  • Groups must register at least two weeks in advance
  • A $25 deposit (non-refundable) is required to hold your reservation

Curator-Led Museum Tour

This in-depth, “white glove” tour is led by the curator of Dumbarton House and can be customized to fit your group’s interests.

  • Duration: 60-90 minutes
  • Group size: Maximum 15 persons
  • Cost: $100 for up to five guests; $20 for each additional guest
  • Groups must register at least one month in advance
  • A $25 deposit (non-refundable) is required to hold your reservation

VIP Museum Tour

The VIP Tour includes a personal welcome from the Executive Director of Dumbarton House as well as a tour led by the museum’s curator. Take an in-depth tour and view rarely seen objects.

  • Duration: 90-120 minutes
  • Group size: Maximum 15 persons
  • Cost: $125 for up to five guests; $25 for each additional guest
  • Groups must register at least one month in advance
  • A $25 deposit (non-refundable) is required to hold your reservation

Box Lunch

Interested in adding a box lunch to your visit? Dumbarton House will arrange an on-site lunch for your group to enjoy on our grounds or in our ballroom. For more information on our box lunches options contact education@dumbartonhouse.org