Hours & Directions


February through December

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

Scheduled Closures 2019/20

Month of January
All Mondays (Year around)
New Year’s Day – January 1, 2020 Independence Day – July 4, 2020 Thanksgiving – November 26, 2020
Holiday – December 25, 2020


Self-guided tours are available February through December. To arrange a docent-led tour on Saturday or Sunday, you may book online for a 10:30am or 1:30pm tour, or call 202-337-2288 x242 for week day availability. 

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

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.