Hours & Directions


February through December

Tuesday through Sunday,
10:00am to 3:00pm
(last museum entry is 2:45pm)

Scheduled Closures 2017/18

Month of January
All Mondays (Year around)
Holiday – December 24, 2017
New Year’s Day – January 1, 2018
Independence Day – July 4, 2018
Thanksgiving – November 22, 2018
Holiday – December 25, 2018


Self-guided tours are available year round. To arrange a docent-led tour, book online for our Saturday and Sunday guided tours at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm, or call 202-337-2288 for week day availability. 

Groups of ten or more persons must schedule in advance (group discounts apply). For more information, please visit Group and Specialty Tours.

For weather-related closures, we follow DC Public Schools schedule.


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Dumbarton House is committed to promoting the use of sustainable transportation as a way to reduce local traffic congestion, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

Metrorail: Dupont Circle Station (Red Line) –  Q Street exit, the house is approximately six blocks west on Q ST, NW,a short walk or ride on the D2 or D6 bus lines. For more information about Metrorail and maps, the WMATA website.

Metrobus: D1, D2, D3, D6 and G2 buses stop nearby. For more information, visit the WMATA website.

DC Circulator:  Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn route stops at 28th & M ST, NW, or 28th ST & Pennsylvania AVE, NW, depending on direction traveled.  Georgetown-Union Station route stops at Q ST & Wisconsin AVE, NW. Continue east on Q ST, NW, by foot.  For more information about DC’s local bus service, visit the DC Circulator website.

Bicycle: We have a bicycle rack at the corner of 27th ST, NW & Q ST, NW

Dumbarton House is fully ADA accessible. Handicapped parking is available in our parking lot,
located off 27th Street, just north of Q Street.