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Hours and Admission

Enjoy Dumbarton Oaks Safely

We are happy to welcome visitors back to Dumbarton Oaks. All public events will be virtual.

VISITING VIRTUALLY Gardens Information Museum Information

 

Museum

Open 2–5 p.m., Tuesday–Sunday, except for federal holidays. Make your visit safe and enjoyable by reviewing information for Museum visitors.

Admission to the Museum is free. Timed tickets are required.

Reserve Timed Tickets

All visitors age 12 or older must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test administered within the previous 72 hours. Find out more about this policy, and learn how to make your visit safe and enjoyable by reviewing information for Museum visitors.

Museum Shop

Open 2–5 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday, except for federal holidays. Visit us online!

 

Gardens

Winter Season (November 1–March 14)

Open 3–5 p.m., Tuesday–Sunday, except for federal holidays. The Gardens may close in hazardous conditions. Make your visit safe and enjoyable by reviewing information for Gardens visitors.

Admission to the gardens in the Winter Season is free. Timed tickets are required.

Reserve timed tickets

Regular Season (March 15–October 31)

Open 3–6 p.m., Tuesday–Sunday, except for federal holidays. The Gardens may close in hazardous conditions. Make your visit safe and enjoyable by reviewing information for Gardens visitors.

Planning to visit frequently? Save on admission by purchasing a season pass. Rates are:

  • $75 Individual Season Pass
  • $95 Double Season Pass
  • $110 Family Season Pass

 

Holiday Closures

In 2021, the Museum and Gardens are closed on the following days:

  • Thursday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Saturday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Saturday, January 1, 2022 (New Year’s Day)