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Directions and Parking

MapTravel to Dumbarton Oaks is easy by foot, bicycle, or public transportation.

The museum entrance is located on 32nd Street NW, between S and R Streets.

The gardens entrance is located on 31st and R Streets NW.

Bus

D.C. Metrobus routes 31, 32, and 36, and the Georgetown Circulator, have a stop at Wisconsin Avenue and R Street, within two blocks of the gardens and museum entrances. Metrobus routes D1, D2, and D3 stop at Q and 31st Streets, and the G2 route stops at P and 31st Streets.

Metro

The Dupont Circle metro station (red line) and the Foggy Bottom-GWU metro station (blue/orange lines) are closest to Dumbarton Oaks. Visitors may either walk from the stations, or transfer to a Metrobus: D1, D2, D3, D6, and G2 (Dupont Circle), and 31, 32, 36, and Georgetown Circulator (Foggy Bottom-GWU).

Bicycle

Dumbarton Oaks offers secure bicycle racks at the entrances to both the museum and gardens. The nearest Capital Bikeshare station is located two blocks from the museum entrance, at Wisconsin Avenue and 34th Street.

Parking

Unfortunately we do not have parking facilities for visitors. Two-hour street parking is available. There is no time limit on Sunday, but the District of Columbia is efficient about ticketing over the two-hour limit in this zone on weekdays and Saturdays. Additional parking information can be found on the Georgetown tourism website.

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