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Upcoming Events

Dumbarton House

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Washington, DC
Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Audrey Roxas host our 5th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Enjoy our serene outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challengi... read more

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 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!

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

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 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!

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.

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.

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

Jane Austen Film Festival

Jane Austen Film Festival

Washington, DC
FILM CHANGE: Due to Copyright Issues We will now be showing Mansfield Park (2000) on July 17th. Our apologies for any inconvenience. If you would like a refund for July 17th please contact Hillary Hughes at [email protected] Grab a blanket, grab a date, grab friends and family and enjoy...
Wed, Jul 3 2019 7:30 PM Wed, Jul 31 2019 11:30 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown After Dark

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’s, The Cellar Door, and Martin’s Tavern. Join Dwane Starlin, member of the ...
Saturday, July 27 2019 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Dumbarton at Dusk-Jane Austen Garden Party

Dumbarton at Dusk-Jane Austen Garden Party

Washington, DC
RSVP is not required but is encouraged. Please feel free to bring a blanket to sit and enjoy our live music! Come see Dumbarton House in a whole new light. As we celebrate the works of Jane Austen with our annual Jane Austen Film Festival, we invite you to enjoy a Jane Austen Garden Party featur...
Thursday, July 18 2019 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown Undercover

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 practiced their spycraft.DETAILS:• Meet Dumbarton House’s Garden Gates at the corn...
Saturday, June 29 2019 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

Jane Austen Trivia Night

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 Will receive a wonderful Jane Austen Themed Prize!  Refreshments will be ava...
Wednesday, June 26 2019 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Dumbarton at Dusk: The Room Where it Happens

Dumbarton at Dusk: The Room Where it Happens

Washington, DC
Celebrate DC and the “room where it happens” on the anniversary of the meeting between Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison that put the nation’s capital where it is today. Join Dumbarton House to make your voice heard with postcard writing, DC-themed coloring, and mingling wit...
Thursday, June 20 2019 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Picnic Theater Company Presents: The Great Gatsby

Picnic Theater Company Presents: The Great Gatsby

Washington, DC
Doors open at 6:00pm, performance begins at 7:00pm General Admission: $15 in advance, $17 at the door Wednesday, June 12th Thursday, June 13th Friday, June 14th This is a casual picnic event in the Museum’s North Garden. Please bring your own blankets, and low seating. Those in high chairs w...
Wed, Jun 12 2019 6:00 PM Fri, Jun 14 2019 9:00 PM

Chamber Music Concert

Chamber Music Concert

Washington, DC
Join us on Tuesdays for a free chamber music concerts presented by the Friday Morning Music Club! Concerts are held in the museum’s Belle Vue Room, which can be accessed through the lower terrace off the parking lot. Groups are welcome. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. L...
Tue, Sep 25 2018 7:30 PM Tue, Jun 11 2019 9:00 PM

Homeschool Programs 18-19

Homeschool Programs 18-19

Washington, DC
Homeschool History Days at Dumbarton House 2018-2019 Introduce students to our nation's past!  Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to "travel back in time" 200 years and explore the early history of Washington D.C. Each program includes an i...
Thu, Sep 20 2018 1:00 PM Thu, May 30 2019 3:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: In-TREE-guing Georgetown

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 neighborhood. What you need to know:  • Meet Dumbarton House’s Garden Gates at th...
Saturday, May 25 2019 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

Dumbarton House

Mailing Address

2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC 20007
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