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

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.

Dumbarton House is closed on many Federal holidays. Please check our Facebook page for updates, as the schedule is variable.

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


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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. While we do provide driving information, please consider some of the District’s other transportation options, which are listed on goDCgo.com’s interactive map (link to: http://godcgo.com/home/get-me-there/tools-to-get-around/interactive-map.aspx).

Metrorail: The closest station is the Dupont Circle Station via the Red Line. From the Q Street exit, the house is approximately six blocks west on Q Street, NW, just over the Q Street Bridge leading to Georgetown, a short walk or ride on the D2 or D6 bus lines. For more information about Metrorail and maps, visit the WMATA website. (Link to: http://www.wmata.com/rail/)

Metrobus: In addition to the D2 and D6 buses, Metrobuses from other points of origin with stops nearby include the D1, D3 and G2. For more information about routes and fares, visit the WMATA website. (Link to: http://www.wmata.com/bus/)

DC Circulator: The DC Circulator bus runs every 10 minutes and the fare is $1 in each direction.

For more information about DC’s local bus service, visit www.dccirculator.com.

Capital Bikeshare: The District’s bikesharing program makes bicycles available to anyone. Simply take a bike from one of over 155 stations in DC and Arlington, and return it to a docking station. The closest docking station to Dumbarton House is located at M Street &Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. For more information about membership, fees and station locations, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

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