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 activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections. Dumbarton at Dusk: D...
Thursday, September 20 2018 5:30 PM — 8:00 PM
In Georgetown, Dumbarton is a popular name connected to local churches, streets, museums and gardens. In Scotland, Dumbarton is a stunning historic Castle built upon an ancient volcanic bedrock. Celebrate the connection between Scotland and Georgetown with Scottish Heritage night at Dumbarton Hou...
Friday, September 14 2018 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
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 private, we offer a fascinating insight into their daily lives. Join a knowled...
Sat, Apr 21 2018 10:30 AM — Sun, Sep 2 2018 2:30 PM
Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell host our 4th annual summer yoga series in at Dumbarton House. Our grounds The East Park provides a serene, tree covered outdoor space, for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis ...
Sun, Jun 3 2018 10:00 AM — Sun, Aug 26 2018 11:00 AM
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 finally did establish the United States as a country and not just a former Britis...
Saturday, August 25 2018 12:00 PM — 2:00 PM
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 activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.
Thursday, August 16 2018 5:30 PM — 8:00 PM
Dive into Dumbarton and grow your little ones love of history! This 10-week summer program is 45-minute and is geared towards children ages 3-5 and their parent/caregiver. Each week, take a mini-tour of our historic property, then interact with fun activities, crafts, and games. June 7 – August ...
Thu, Jun 7 2018 10:00 AM — Thu, Aug 9 2018 10:45 AM
What you need to know: We highly recommend that you buy tickets in advance as this event regularly sells out. Tickets are $6 per film, $20 for all four films, or free with Dumbarton House Membership Gates open at 7:00pm for members, 7:30pm for the public. The film will start at sunset, approxima...
Wednesday, August 1 2018 7:30 PM — 11:00 PM
Join us at Dumbarton House for the 7th annual Jane Austen Film Festival Tickets are $6 per film or $20 for all four films. Become a museum member and get in for free, plus have early entry! *We highly recommend that you buy tickets in advance as this event regularly sells out* TICKETS GO ON...
Wed, Jul 11 2018 7:00 PM — Wed, Aug 1 2018 10:00 PM
Escape the summer heat and enjoy a nice cold treat! Learn about ice cream, ice, cold dishes and how they kept things cold! Bring your sweet tooth and prepare for things to get chilly as you discover the true origins of ice cream while sampling some delicious flavors, and some downright unique ...
Sunday, July 29 2018 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM