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Dumbarton House

Chamber Music Concerts

Washington, DC
Join us on Tuesdays for free chamber music concerts presented by the Friday Morning Music Club! For over 130 years, FMMC has been dedicate to free access to classical music and Dumbarton House is proud to host their concer... read more

Dumbarton at Dusk-Made in DC

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.

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: 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

Holidays Though History Open House 2019

Washington, DC
Anderson House, Dumbarton House, and Woodrow Wilson House invite you to celebrate the holidays through history. Enjoy self guided tours of the three festively decorated historic houses while enjoying activities, music, lig... read more

Tea with Santa

Washington, DC
Santa is comin' to town... for tea! Spend the morning meeting Santa, taking photos, reading stories and playing games before enjoying a kid friendly tea and decorating cookies to take home.

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.

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

Washington, DC
You are cordially invited to a tea party celebrating the birthday of Miss Jane Austen.
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Past Events

Afternoon Autumn Tea

Afternoon Autumn Tea

Washington, DC
Excited for fall? Us too!! Celebrate the coming chill with a cozy autumn tea! Begin your afternoon with a lovely self guided tour of Dumbarton House Museum and enjoy the fall color in the gardens before settling into a full high tea with friends, old and new. You will delight in our assortment of...
Saturday, November 16 2019 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Picnic Theater Company Presents: An Evening with Ray Bradbury

Picnic Theater Company Presents: An Evening with Ray Bradbury

Washington, DC
Join us for an "Evening with Ray Bradbury!" Labeled by the New York Times as "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream," Bradbury has been recongnized as one of the most celebrated 20th and 21st century writers. Sit back, relax and enjoy as his ...
Wed, Nov 6 2019 6:30 PM Fri, Nov 8 2019 9:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Spirits of Georgetown

Georgetown Walking Tour: Spirits of Georgetown

Washington, DC
Take a spooky stroll though Georgetown, visiting cemeteries, haunted houses, and the iconic Exorcist steps and learn of countless unexplained, mysterious and haunted happenings. In the cover of darkness, learn of seances, witches, apparitions and the countless paranormalities that haunt the oldes...
Saturday, October 26 2019 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie NIght

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie NIght

Washington, DC
Can't wait for our annual Jane Austen Film Festival in July? Join us for a spooky spin on the classic Jane Austen film shown in our beautful Belle Vue Room. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) is a 2016 British-American historical action comedy horror film based on Seth Grahame-Smith's 2009 no...
Friday, October 25 2019 5:00 PM 10:00 PM

Dumbarton at Dusk Fall Festival 2019

Dumbarton at Dusk Fall Festival 2019

Washington, DC
Join us for out Third Annual Dumbarton at Dusk: Fall Festival to benefit the Red Cross Sponsored by Geppetto Catering. Enjoy an evening under the stars in our North Garden with live music by Tommy Ruckert, as well as free food, cash bar and trick or treating in the museum! Grab the family and e...
Thursday, October 17 2019 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

2019 National Board Meeting

2019 National Board Meeting

Washington, DC
We're looking forward to welcoming all of our National Board members to Washington, DC and their National Headquarters, Dumbarton House this October. Please register for the meeting at your earliest convenience. All Presidents of the Corporate Societies are expected to attend the regular meeting...
Thu, Oct 17 2019 12:00 PM Mon, Oct 21 2019 2:00 PM

Dumbarton House Board Meeting Fall 2019

Dumbarton House Board Meeting Fall 2019

Washington, DC
We're excited to welcome all of our Dumbarton House Board Members to Washington, DC for the annual Fall Dumbarton Meeting! Please register at your earliest convenience. A consoludated schedule is below and if you have any questions, please call Veronic La Du at 202.337.2288 or email [email protected]
Wed, Oct 2 2019 1:00 PM Fri, Oct 4 2019 2:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown in the Books

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 such as John Kennedy, Sinclair Lewis, Katherine Graham, Ben Bradlee, Sally Qu...
Saturday, September 28 2019 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

Scottish Heritage Night

Scottish Heritage Night

Washington, DC
Bottoms up! Its that time of year again. Join us for our Second Annual Scotch Tasting and Scottish Heritage night at Dumbarton House. We are thrilled to partner with the Saint Andrew’s Society, and the Scottish American Women’s Association for this wonderful evening full of Scotch, Swords, Food, ...
Friday, September 27 2019 6:00 PM 10:00 PM

Dumbarton at Dusk-Grownup Back to School Night

Dumbarton at Dusk-Grownup Back to School Night

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!
Thursday, September 19 2019 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Dumbarton House

Mailing Address

2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC 20007
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