Open: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed: Sundays and federal holidays
No, a visit to the DAR Museum is free! Groups of 10-40 may make advance reservations for a docent-led tour; the charge for that is $5 per person.
Yes, with the assistance of a security staff person the DAR Museum is accessible by wheelchairs and other mobility devices. The accessible entrance is on C Street. Please call the front desk at 202-879-3220 for further instructions on access.
There is no parking lot at the DAR Museum. On most days some metered street parking is available. Nearby garages can be found on Pennsylvania, 17th, and 18th streets. The nearest parking garages open on Saturdays are at 515 20th St NW and 1729 G Street NW. Both are about a half-mile walk to the museum. You can also use a website like http://washingtondc.bestparking.com/ to compare garages.
The closest metro stops are Farragut West (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines) and Farragut North (Red line), which are both about half a mile from the museum entrance.
No, you may explore the museum at your own pace any time during open hours. We do offer optional guided tours.
While the museum does not have the space to accept everything offered, the curators would be happy to review your potential donation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be referred to the appropriate curator.
Possibly. The museum staff’s broad range of expertise in early American decorative arts includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, and textiles. Contact email@example.com to be referred to the appropriate curator.
Yes, tours of the special exhibition are available upon request. Click here for more information about our on-site tours.