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Guided Tours

Learn more about the museum and garden and join a docent-led tour.

If you have any questions, please contact museum@doaks.org.

 

Walk-In Tours

Architecture Tour

1:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday of each month (sign up in the museum lobby; limited to 15 people).

This 60-minute tour introduces visitors to a selection of buildings on Dumbarton Oaks’ campus. Please note that access to the Music Room, the venue for symposia, concerts, and public lectures, may be curtailed due to other events. Find out more in our list of Upcoming Events.

Garden Tour

2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, weather permitting.

This 30-minute introductory tour shows visitors select areas and introduces them to the design and development of the garden.

Museum Highlights Tour

1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (sign up in the museum lobby; limited to 15 people).

This 60-minute tour introduces visitors to selected artworks from the collections.

 

Pre-Booked Tours

We are currently unable to take bookings for group tours. Please explore our walk-in tour opportunities above, and check back later for updates.