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Dumbarton House

Guided House Tours

Washington, DC
Joseph Nourse, first Register of the US Treasury, resided at Dumbarton House with his family, servants, and enslaved workers from 1804-1813. Drawing on our rich collection of Nourse objects and papers, both public and priv... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - African American Communities

Washington, DC
Uncover the rich history of Georgetown’s African-American communities. Begin your tour in Herring Hill and learn about the eighteenth-century community of enslaved and freed African-Americans who lived in the neighborhood.... read more

Mommy and Me Tea with Mother Goose

Washington, DC
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a little whimsy, something sweet, and fun for the whole family at Mommy and Me Tea with Mother Goose. On Saturday, May 11th, Mother Goose herself will host a kid-friendly tea party from 10:30AM ... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk: Birthday Party Edition

Washington, DC
You are cordially invited to a Dumbarton House Birthday Party.  Join us between 5:30 and 8pm on May 16th for free festivities to celebrate the house’s 87th year as a Georgetown museum. This is a celebration indeed, as this... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour: In-TREE-guing Georgetown

Washington, DC
Welcome spring and warmer weather with a tour highlighting the trees that line the idyllic streets of Georgetown. We'll celebrate spring as we peep at a wide variety of species and enjoy the beautiful flora of the neighbor... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Come see Dumbarton house in a whole new light. Enjoy free admission, live music, cash bar, light refreshments, pop up exhibits and the ambiance of Dumbarton at Dusk.

Jane Austen Trivia Night

Washington, DC
Get ready for Dumbarton House's annual Jane Austen Film Festival with a night of trivia. Spend an evening in the North Garden with your team proving your knowledge of Austen's books, life, and the regency world. Winner's W... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown Undercover

Washington, DC
Sneak around and invesitage the clandestine corners of Georgetown. See where covert activities took place behind closed doors and in public places. Hear how “Wild Bill” Donovan, Aldrich Ames, Alger Hiss, and others practic... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk-July

Washington, DC
Come see Dumbarton house in a whole new light. Enjoy free admission, live music, cash bar, light refreshments, pop up exhibits and the ambiance of Dumbarton at DuskCome back for more details soon!

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown After Dark

Washington, DC
Bottoms Up! In May 1962 the sale of Hard Liquor was made legal in DC for the first time since 1917. Thanks to President John. F Kennedy Georgetown’s night life exploded with countless new bars including Clyde’s, Mr. Smith’... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour: The War of 1812

Washington, DC
Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a tour de force of Georgetown during the “Second Revolutionary War”!  Visit & view that part of Georgetown which was part of the conflict that finall... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk-September

Washington, DC
Come see Dumbarton house in a whole new light. Enjoy free admission, live music, cash bar, light refreshments, pop up exhibits and the ambiance of Dumbarton at DuskCome back for more info soon!

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown in the Books

Washington, DC
Historic Georgetown has long been home to various published writers. Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, as he points out the residences that either did or still house well known authors su... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk Fall Festival 2019

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history ... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour: Spirits of Georgetown

Washington, DC
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in the District, it’s no surprise that Georgetown is full of ghost stories and strange occurrences. Let Dwane Starlin, a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, lead you on an ev... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk-November

Washington, DC
Join us for our last Dumbarton at Dusk of 2019 and see Dumbarton house in a whole new light. Enjoy free admission, live music, cash bar, light refreshments, pop up exhibits and the ambiance of Dumbarton at Dusk.

Georgetown Walking Tour: The Kennedys

Washington, DC
Stroll through Georgetown with Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides. Walk to the homes and neighborhood spots frequented by President Kennedy and Jackie during their years in Washington. See where... read more

Georegtown Walking Tour: Cocoa, Carols and Colored Lights

Washington, DC
Bundle up and stroll through streets of Georgetown while sipping hot chocolate, singing your favorite holiday tune and viewing the various house decorations.
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Past Events

April Dumbarton at Dusk

April Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Come see Dumbarton house in a whole new light. Enjoy free admission, live music, cash bar, light refreshments, pop up exhibits, and the ambiance of Dumbarton at Dusk. By registering and participating in this event, you consent to the recording of your likeness, image and/or voice and authorize T...
Thursday, April 18 2019 5:30 PM 9:00 PM

New Beer's Eve

New Beer's Eve

Washington, DC
Come celebrate your new favorite holiday: New Beers Eve! On April 7th, 1933 beer productions was once again made legal in the US, marking the imminent end of prohibition. Join us with Local Beer Historians and taste a wide variety of local beers and ciders, and snacks. This is the day to honor yo...
Saturday, April 6 2019 3:00 PM 7:00 PM

Dumbarton House Spring Board Meeting 2019

Dumbarton House Spring Board Meeting 2019

Washington, DC
We're gathering in Washington, DC for the annual Spring Dumbarton House Board Meeting! Please see the consoludated schedule below and if you have any questions, please call Veronic La Du at 202.337.2288 or email Dames@nscda.org Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6:00 PM                      Buses leave ...
Wed, Apr 3 2019 6:00 PM Fri, Apr 5 2019 2:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Cherry Blossoms and Cupcakes

Georgetown Walking Tour: Cherry Blossoms and Cupcakes

Washington, DC
Ditch the crowds at the tidal basin and welcome spring with sweet treats and a delightful walking tour of D.C’s most historic neighborhood. Discover Georgetown's beautiful blooms while learning about its history and tasting gourmet cupcakes, one of the neighrborhod's signature treats. Making stop...
Saturday, March 23 2019 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

March Dumbarton at Dusk

March Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Come see Dumbarton house in a whole new light. Enjoy free admission, live music, cash bar, light refreshments, pop up exhibits, and the ambiance of Dumbarton at Dusk.
Thursday, March 21 2019 5:30 PM 9:00 PM

Welcome Pierre!

Welcome Pierre!

Washington, DC
Celebrate with neighbors and local history lovers to properly "Welcome Pierre" with a gathering and a grateful toast to the designer of our Unique National Capital! Hosted at Dumbarton House! Enjoy a stunning view of L'Enfant's City while sipping a signature cocktail, snacking on appetizers and t...
Saturday, March 9 2019 6:30 PM 9:30 PM

Dumbarton at Dusk: Science Edition with Grand Opening of STEM in the Historic House Exhibit

Dumbarton at Dusk: Science Edition with Grand Opening of STEM in the Historic House Exhibit

Washington, DC
Spend an evening at the Grand Opening of Dumbarton House's STEM in the Historic House Exhibit! Stem in the Historic House highlights the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math in the preservation of history's treasures. This Dumbarton at Dusk will include a private preview of th...
Thursday, February 21 2019 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Family Memories Workshop

Family Memories Workshop

Washington, DC
Need to store a family quilt or preserve family pictures? Want an oral history from a relative? Don't know how to save great-grandma's recipes or great-grandpa's immigration paperwork? Spend an afternoon at Dumbarton House with family history experts and learn the skills necessary for saving your...
Saturday, February 16 2019 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Gal-entine's Day Tea

Gal-entine's Day Tea

Washington, DC
Celebrate the joys of female friendship with a fun and festive tea for you and your gal pals! There will be an elegant tea for you to enjoy along with a modern, sassy take on the traditional ladies craft: needlepoint! Dumbarton House will have all the materials you need to start a fun, take-home ...
Saturday, February 9 2019 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

Washington, DC
Mrs. Bennett has requested  your presence to Celebrate the Birthday of Ms. Jane Austen At Eleven o’clock in the Morning In the Belle Vue Room, Dumbarton House 2715 Q street NW Sunday the sixtieth, twenty nineteen Guests will graciously enjoy High Tea, Jane Austen Trivia, Games, Cake, Gifts a...
Sunday, December 16 2018 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

Dumbarton House

Mailing Address

2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC 20007
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